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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Not Right In The Head
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'A light-hearted, heart-warming account of how one family faced Alzheimer's and how the almost comical events within the secure walls of the nursing home made them realise that humour was the only way through.'

Michelle Wyatt's mum always joked with the family that if she ever developed Alzheimer's like her own mother-Michelle's grandmother-they should put her in a home and throw away the key. When she did ultimately succumb to the disease, the choice to put her in a nursing home became the only option. During the next six years, Michelle, a well-known television producer, visited her mum often while her dad kept a daily vigil in the nursing home.

'What Michelle and her family discovered throughout these challenging times was that allowing themselves to see the funny side of the weird and wonderful things they witnessed while visiting her mum made a difficult journey just that little bit easier.'

'This memoir is a light-hearted but moving account of Michelle's experience with her mum's dementia-giving us an insight in how to cope compassionately, effectively and lastingly with a disease that affects almost 400,000 people in Australia alone.' (Source: Publisher's website)

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    • Hornsby, Hornsby area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2016 .
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      Extent: 256p.
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      • Published June 2016
      ISBN: 9781760290566

Works about this Work

Michelle Wyatt : Books That Changed Me 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 24 June 2016;

— Review of Not Right In The Head Michelle Wyatt , 2016 single work autobiography
'Michelle Wyatt is a TV producer who lives in Melbourne. Her memoir Not Right in the Head (Allen & Unwin) is a funny and moving account of her family's experience of caring for her mother after she developed Alzheimer's. ...'
Michelle Wyatt : Books That Changed Me 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 24 June 2016;

— Review of Not Right In The Head Michelle Wyatt , 2016 single work autobiography
'Michelle Wyatt is a TV producer who lives in Melbourne. Her memoir Not Right in the Head (Allen & Unwin) is a funny and moving account of her family's experience of caring for her mother after she developed Alzheimer's. ...'
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