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by Mark Ivory
Vol 24 No 4 Page 3
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
by Mark Ivory
Vol 24 No 3 Page 5
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
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
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
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
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
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
Strong working relationships between professionals and families are vital in dementia care. Former carer Adam Sibley explains why
Vol 24 No 3 Page 18
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
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
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