Christine Kennard

Highlights

  • Works as a psychiatric nurse, teacher, and writer
  • Specializes in treating patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia and is a co-author of Alzheimer's Disease: An A-Z For New Caregivers

Experience

Christine Kennard is a former writer for Verywell Health who lives in the United Kingdom. Credentialed as a general health nurse (RGN), mental health nurse (RMN), and community psychiatric nurse (CPN), Kennard has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, private homes, and charitable organizations, in addition to specialist forensic and brain injuries units. As a nurse, she focuses on helping people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia and their caregivers to preserve patients' quality of life. She is the author of "Alzheimer's Disease: An A-Z For New Caregivers."

Education

Kennard holds a master's degree from the University of Keele in England and a practice certificate in Group Analytic Psychotherapy.

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