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by Louise Detlefsen


At the small retirement home Dagmarsminde, the founding nurse May Bjerre Eiby has no interest in specific dementia diagnoses or medicine, since neither is improving the quality of life for the 11 residents. Instead, May and her staff have developed a new kind of treatment inspired by the methods that Florence Nightingale introduced 150 years ago. May has named it 'care treatment': hugs, touch, talking, humour, eye contact and the joy of community is the prescription. The goal is to inspire a complete change in the way people with dementia are treated in the healthcare system, shifting from medicine to care.

international title: It Is Not Over Yet
original title: Det er ikke slut endnu
country: Denmark
sales agent: First Hand Films
year: 2021
genre: documentary
directed by: Louise Detlefsen
film run: 94'
screenplay: Louise Detlefsen
cinematography by: Per Fredrik Skiold
film editing: Julie Winding, Jakob Juul Toldam
music: Jonas Colstrup
producer: Malene Flindt Pedersen
production: Hansen & Pedersen Film og Fjernsyn
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