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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


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





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