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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


A self-management group for people with dementia

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

How can people with early stage dementia be helped to be more confident in managing their everyday lives? Catherine Quinn, Gill Toms, Sue Davies, Maureen Davies and Linda Clare discuss findings from a new self-management programme

Vol 24 No 5 Page 29


Living in care: an exercise to promote empathy

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

How can care staff be encouraged to take a broader view of behaviours that challenge? Ian James and colleagues explain how an exercise in empathy helped staff gain a better understanding of these behaviours

Vol 24 No 5 Page 26


Talking mats: a model of communication training

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

Talking Mats provides a model of communication training for teams working with people with dementia in interim care and long-stay hospital settings. Joan Murphy, Jean Alexander and Ann McLinton explain how it works and why it is a valuable tool.

Vol 24 No 5 Page 22


Getting to know the voluntary sector

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

At a time of increasing pressure on hospital beds, do hospital nurses make the most of local dementia voluntary groups? ask Tara Smith and Jill Manthorpe

Vol 24 No 5 Page 20


‘Golf Days Out’ – an innovation in care and respite

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

One care worker’s enthusiasm for golf resulted in a social enterprise providing cognitive and social stimulation. Danny Walsh and Carol Duff report on Golf Days Out

Vol 24 No 5 Page 18

 


Living well with progressive non-fluent aphasia

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

Jane Twigg has a rare form of dementia but her battle to get a diagnosis was fraught with difficulties. Here, supported by Jenny La Fontaine, she offers some advice for professionals

Vol 24 No 5 Page 16


PARO the seal shows promise

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

Artificial intelligence may have something to offer dementia care as a London day centre is finding. Erin Mee says that the PARO robot seal is much more than a cuddly toy

Vol 24 No 5 Page 15


Reaching out effectively to Gypsies and Travellers

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

In the second article of their series on dementia among Traveller communities, Mary Tilki and colleagues look at how service commissioners and providers can reach out effectively

Vol 24 No 5 Page 12


Editorial Comment

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

by Mark Ivory

Vol 24 No 4 Page 3





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