Is ‘dementia village’ a model for the church?

Erica Schemper

October 18, 2013

This is bringing up-to-date the way Dorothea Dix's hospitals for the mentally ill were managed until the 1960s in the US: staff lived on site, with patients dropping into staff homes for afternoon coffee. We have rescued two from a deteriorated group home ourselves: http://christianpurposeblog.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/un-emptying-nest-for-jesus/ So much for all to learn!

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