JDC Article Archive

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Editoral Comment

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Paola Barbarino

Vol 25 No 5 Page 5


Mnemonic techniques: how to CEASE stress and distress

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Fionnuala Edgar describes how using different methods of teaching and learning – experiential learning and simplifying key concepts – had the potential to bring about practice change in a way that had not been achieved previously

Vol 25 No 5 Page 32


Living with PCA: ‘just take everything day by day’

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Nazneen Bamji and Christina Maciejewski discuss the rare form of dementia known as posterior cortical atrophy (PCA). They draw on the experience of Linda Hall, who was diagnosed by Cardiff memory team at the age of 59

Vol 25 No 5 Page 30


Music therapy: positive results, changes that last

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Ming Hung Hsu explains how music therapy can help care professionals respond better to the needs of people with dementia, reducing distressing symptoms and improving quality of care

Vol 25 No 5 Page 28


Dementia and sight loss: a challenging combination

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Sight loss affects tens of thousands of people with dementia, but with the right understanding, education and awareness, they can be supported to live well. Paul Ursell and Gemma Jolly show how one influential committee is making a difference

Vol 25 No 5 Page 26


The stuff of life

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

David Sheard explains why the quality of interior engagement in care homes is so important

Vol 25 No 5 Page 22


Young dementia: together in perfect harmony

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Singing in harmony creates togetherness and belonging among people with young onset dementia. Claire Watts and Sabrina Findlay report

Vol 25 No 5 Page 20


Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Pre-assessment counselling is helping to minimise anxiety surrounding the diagnostic process. Anna Buckell and colleagues discuss findings from their early intervention service

Vol 25 No 5 Page 18


ARCH: active residents in care homes

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Too few care home residents get the chance to engage regularly in meaningful activity, yet it can have a powerful impact on wellbeing. Julia Wood, Liezl Mari Anderson and Raymond Smith look at how an “active residents” programme is helping

Vol 25 No 5 Page 16


Love is listening

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Virtuoso percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie used her listening skills to make meaningful connections with care home residents with dementia. Helen Scott explains how the Love is Listening project worked

Vol 25 No 5 Page 14

 


The cognitive daisy in residential care

Posted on September 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Petra Pollux and John Hudson developed the “cognitive daisy” as a simple guide to the cognitive status of care home residents. Care is better adapted to residents’ needs as a result, they argue

Vol 25 No 5 Page 12

 


Editorial Comment

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 25 No 4 Page 5


Care records that value the quality of experience

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Quality care requires quality records because “if it isn’t written down, it didn’t happen,” say Jackie Pool and Libby Lawrence. They explain their concept of enriched care reporting as an effective method of reflecting the experience of care home residents

Vol 25 No 4 Page 32


Dying well with an intellectual disability and dementia

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

As more people with intellectual disabilities live into old age, the prevalence of dementia in this group is increasing. Kathryn Service and colleagues examine the challenges to dementia practice presented by intellectual disability

Vol 25 No 4 Page 28


A poet’s stories

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

It is 20 years since John Killick published his first book of poems inspired by conversations with people with dementia. Recently, he has been looking back on these formative experiences and he shares some of the poems which have resulted

Vol 25 No 4 Page 26


A response framework with untruths as last resort

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Sometimes the truth causes distress, but is it ever right to lie to a person with dementia? Edward O’Connor, Ian James and Roberta Caiazza describe a practical framework which allows “therapeutic lies” as a last resort

Vol 25 No 4 Page 22


Culture and ethnicity: a community of practice

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

“Communities of practice” are a popular way to promote mutual learning. Julia Botsford and colleagues describe how a new one focusing on culture and ethnicity is making a difference.

Vol 25 No 4 Page 18


Replacing DoLS: proposals appraised

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Impressive proposals from the Law Commission could spell the end of the widely disliked Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. David Jolley says the new plans will be cheaper and more manageable

Vol 25 No 4 Page 16

 


Music Mirrors reminiscence resource

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Amy Semple and Heather Edwards report on Music Mirrors, which offers a low cost, digitally portable reminiscence resource for gathering musical memories in one place

Vol 25 No 4 Page 14


The tide is turning for carers

Posted on July 24th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Anna Gaughan explains how a growing UK-wide network, tide – together in dementia everyday, is ensuring that the expertise of carers influences dementia policy, research and practice 

Vol 25 No 4 Page 12





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