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Editorial Comment

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 24 No 4 Page 3


Learning from Japan: social projects with business links

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Dementia care practice at home can profit from observation of practice abroad. Rachel Woodbridge set out to discover what she could learn from two social projects in Japan

Vol 24 No 4 Page 32


Using sensory stories with individuals with dementia

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

People with dementia are prone to sensory deprivation, but symptoms like irritability and confusion can be avoided by using multisensory life stories. Rebecca Leighton, Coralie Oddy and Joanna Grace describe two successful approaches to sensory life story work

Vol 24 No 4 Page 28


We can all act as agents of creative change

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Creativity in nursing practice can offer innovative ways to people with dementia of expressing emotion and generating a sense of enjoyment and satisfaction.Kate Mansfield-Loynes, Trish Morris-Thompson and Di Marks-Maran explain, using the example of a unique photographic project

Vol 24 No 4 Page 24


Choosing a nursing home: families need more support

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Nursing homes are sometimes the best option for people with advanced dementia, but what is it like choosing one? Susan Ashton, Brenda Roe and Barbara Jack report on their study of family caregiver experiences

Vol 24 No 4 Page 22


Partnership working to improve diagnosis and care

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Derek Dodd, Carlvin Josephs and Diane Bardsley describe how Dorset more than doubled diagnosis rates when they were the lowest in England, and improved support for people with dementia and carers before and after diagnosis

Vol 24 No 4 Page 20


Communication skills: emPoWereD Conversations

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Ordinary communication between people can be disrupted by dementia, but a new training programme offers a solution. Sue Bellass, Phil McEvoy and Tracey Williamson report

Vol 24 No 4 Page 16


Campaign for carers to stay in hospital

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

John’s Campaign argues that carers should have the right to stay overnight in hospital if their loved ones have dementia. Phil Harper explains how it was implemented in Hampshire

Vol 24 No 4 Page 14


Dementia among Gypsies and Travellers

Posted on July 25th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

In the first of two articles looking at the impact of dementia on Gypsies and Travellers, Mary Tilki and colleagues explore the challenge for services

Vol 24 No 4 Page 12


Editorial Comment

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 24 No 3 Page 5


JDC Asks

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Launching the government’s Dementia Implementation Plan, health secretary Jeremy Hunt alluded to his NHS strategy in suggesting that the ‘rollout’ of 7 day services will benefit dementia patients by helping make sure they don’t stay in hospital longer than necessary. Is he right?
 
Vol 24 No 3 Page 10


Advancing the Butterfly model in dementia care homes

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Providing a springboard for culture change in care homes is key, says David Sheard. He explains why Dementia Care Matters’ 50 Point Checklist has been revised.

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 32-34


More than nutrition: food-related care

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Food is about much more than nutrition, say Iliatha Papachristou and Gary Hickey. They argue that the various activities centred on it can help family carers to cope and enable people to live independently for longer

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 30-31


‘Look at all of me’ – a CLEAR model for dementia care

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Equipping care home staff to understand and assess behaviour that challenges is a top priority, but what is the best approach? Frances Duffy discusses a new model of practice

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 27-30


Striking a chord: music’s life-transforming power

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Veronica Franklin Gould reports on an inspirational project showing the power of participation in music to improve cognition and well-being while reducing social isolation among people in the mild to moderate stages of dementia

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 24-26


How woodlands and forests enhance mental well-being

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Woods and forests can enhance the psychological well-being of people with early stage dementia, yet relatively little is known about the meaning and use of these settings. Mandy Cook reports on her research demonstrating the value of the great outdoors.

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 20-23


Caring is a two-way street

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Strong working relationships between professionals and families are vital in dementia care. Former carer Adam Sibley explains why

Vol 24 No 3 Page 18


A community of practice approach to end of life care

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Dementia UK and Hospice UK have teamed up to launch a Community of Practice on end of life care in dementia and are inviting new members to join. Karen Harrison Dening explains why the group was deemed necessary.

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 16-17


James McKillop: dementia ambassador to Japan

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Arriving in Tokyo James McKillop had nothing to declare except the right of people to live well with dementia. Mayumi Hayashi describes a journey to Japan with a message of hope

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 12-13


‘It needs to pull at your heartstrings for it to sink in’

Posted on May 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Involving people with young onset dementia and their carers in training courses can be beneficial for learners and trainers. Raymond Smith, Ann Ooms and Nan Greenwood analyse people’s experiences of involvement in a course for care workers and managers

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 14-15





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