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Editorial Comment

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Phil Benson

Vol 25 No 1 Page 5


Dementia: there are so many apps for that…

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Digital technology is changing the world, but is it doing the same for people with dementia? Phil Joddrell and Arlene Astell argue that it can, so long as tablet computer “apps” are adapted so that everyone can enjoy using them.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 32


Digital technology and dementia: changing lives

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Learning how to use digital technology can help people with dementia live more positive lives with memory loss. Tom French discusses key findings from a study showing how new “tech” can maintain mental activity and communication with family and friends.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 29


Life story work that brought wide benefits

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

A life story work project in an Essex NHS Trust both facilitated reminiscence and had much wider benefits in supporting people to live well. Steve Wood, Mary Kennedy and Peter Martin report on the findings of their study.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 26


Imagine… a creative partnership with Equal Arts

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

What does it take to be an outstanding care home? Joanne Matthewson highlights an innovative arts initiative that won praise from the Care Quality Commission.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 24


Creating community across generations

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Watching her Grandad’s face light up in the presence of her cousin’s daughter gave Rhiannon Lane the idea for a project – to bring adults with dementia and pre-school children together in creative and fun activities.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 22


‘Soul journey’ to feelings of renewal and fulfilment

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

“Soul Journey” is a film and exhibition project that aims to shatter common stereotypes and celebrate the creativity of people affected by dementia. Jeff Turner describes how the journey began and where it has led.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 20


Engaging mealtimes: a chef’s perspective

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Peter Morgan-Jones has cooked for the royal family so he knows what a good plate of food looks like. But how do you awaken appetite in someone who is losing interest in food? Here he gives a few tips.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 18


What is dementia and how big a problem is it?

Posted on January 3rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Dementia is not the big and expensive problem that has often been portrayed, say Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe. In the second article of their series they argue that social support and dementia prevention may be a more sensible investment than seeking cures.

Vol 25 No 1 Page 16


Editorial Comment

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 24 No 6 Page 3


Shame: a risky emotion in dementia care

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Shame is a significant but under-acknowledged emotion in care work, says Miryam Clough – it warrants investigation and understanding if we are to improve the quality ofcare for people with dementia

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 32-33


Dementia and delirium: cause for concern

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Delirium prevention should be key to a person-centred approach and central to our work with people with dementia, says Claire Biernacki. She explains its causes and predisposing factors, the types of delirium and how it can be managed

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 28-31


Communities can’t be left to ‘look after their own’

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

David Truswell and colleagues describe how the organisation Culture Dementia UK works to raise awareness about dementia in the African-Caribbean and other UK minority ethnic communities, and improve support through partnership working

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 26-28


The impact of improved environment in a care home

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Stephen Abbott, Mary Birken and Julienne Meyer describe the findings of an evaluation of improvements in a care home for people with dementia, looking in detail at the views of care staff

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 23-25


Younger people – an innovative partnership

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Jacqueline Hussey and colleagues describe an innovative NHS and voluntary sector partnership in Berkshire, providing cost-effective and age-appropriate intervention, prevention, improved wellbeing and integration for younger people with dementia and their carers

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 20-22


Developing dementia friendly churches

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Bob Friedrich and Bob Woods describe a significant movement of change within the Church of England and other churches to become more dementia friendly, led by pioneers who have produced useful resources to answer the need for training

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 18-20


Uniforms: the first and final frontier in dementia care

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Are uniforms really important in care homes? Sally Knocker says that getting rid of uniforms is an essential part of culture change

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 16-17


The Dementia Strategy: time to change course

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Government strategy on dementia has focused on medical care and research rather than psychological and social approaches, but the arrival of Theresa May in No 10 is a chance to reverse these priorities, argue Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe in the first of a series of policy articles

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 14-15


Editorial Comment

Posted on September 19th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Rachael Litherland

Vol 24 No 5 Page 3


Common sense to evidence-based practice

Posted on September 19th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Researchers Alys Griffiths, Sahdia Parveen and Cara Gates draw on their own experience to explain why care work can lay the foundations for an academic career

Vol 24 No 5 Page 32





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