Parables of Care. Creative Responses to Dementia Care, As Told by Carers is a research-based comic book originally published in English in October 2017.
In January 2019 we released a German version, Parabeln der Pflege. Kreative Reaktionen in der Demenzpflege, von Pflegenden erzählt, translated by Dr Andrea Hacker.
We are now pleased to announce that the Spanish version of Parables of Care is now available as an open access PDF via City Research Online:
Priego, E., Grennan, S., Sperandio, C. and Wilkins, P. (2019). Relatos de cuidado. Respuestas creativas al cuidado de la demencia. London: City, University of London. ISBN 978-1-5272-4314-9. http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/22595/.
The Spanish translation is by Dr Ernesto Priego.
Two sample panels below.
Special thanks to Spanish language peer reviewers and testers Natalia Rodríguez, Sabrina Motta and José Hernández-Riwes (Coordinación de estudios de lenguas extranjeras, UAM Azcapotzalco, México).
Our gratitude as well to Ruhina Rana and Marie-Pier Caron (Faculty of Health Sciences, Douglas College, Vancouver, Canada), Abi Roper (Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design, City, University of London), Andrea Hacker (University of Bern, Switzerland) and all the workshop and conference participants who provided feedback, encouragement and inspiration.
A printed edition will be freely available and will be officially launched in Mexico at CELEX UAM Azcapotzalco, México on 6th September 2019. Details to follow.
The original English version, Parables of Care, can be downloaded as a PDF file, under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, from
- City Research Online, City, University of London: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/18245/
- ChesterRep, University of Chester: http://chesterrep.openrepository.com/cdr/handle/10034/620684
- DOOR, Douglas College: http://dc.arcabc.ca/islandora/object/dc:18369?lrstc=1LBWB
- CORE, Humanities Commons: http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6FN7C
If you work in a library, hospital, GP practice or care home- or care for someone with here.in the UK, you can order a free copy of Parables of Care here: in the UK you can request printed copies at no cost
Find out about other translations here.
If you would like to suggest a translation into a different language, and you can help us translate it, please contact us.