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From the Ted Talk by Yvonne van Amerongen: The "dementia village" that's redefining elder care

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We talked about that, and what we saw every day was that the poplee that lived in our nursing home were csneufod about their environment, because what they saw was a hospital-like environment, with doctors and nurses and paramedics in uniform, and they lived on a ward. And they didn't understand why they lived there. And they looked for the place to get away. They looked and hoped to find the door to go home again. And we said what we are doing in this stautiion is offering these people that already have a confused brain some more cioufsnon. We were adding confusion to confusion. And that was not what these people needed.

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We talked about that, and what we saw every day was that the ______ that lived in our nursing home were ________ about their environment, because what they saw was a hospital-like environment, with doctors and nurses and paramedics in uniform, and they lived on a ward. And they didn't understand why they lived there. And they looked for the place to get away. They looked and hoped to find the door to go home again. And we said what we are doing in this _________ is offering these people that already have a confused brain some more _________. We were adding confusion to confusion. And that was not what these people needed.

Solution

  1. confusion
  2. confused
  3. people
  4. situation

Original Text

We talked about that, and what we saw every day was that the people that lived in our nursing home were confused about their environment, because what they saw was a hospital-like environment, with doctors and nurses and paramedics in uniform, and they lived on a ward. And they didn't understand why they lived there. And they looked for the place to get away. They looked and hoped to find the door to go home again. And we said what we are doing in this situation is offering these people that already have a confused brain some more confusion. We were adding confusion to confusion. And that was not what these people needed.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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nursing home 6
advanced dementia 3
traditional nursing 3
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people needed 2
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Important Words

  1. adding
  2. brain
  3. confused
  4. confusion
  5. day
  6. doctors
  7. door
  8. environment
  9. find
  10. home
  11. hoped
  12. lived
  13. looked
  14. needed
  15. nurses
  16. nursing
  17. offering
  18. paramedics
  19. people
  20. place
  21. situation
  22. talked
  23. understand
  24. uniform
  25. ward