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Editorial Comment

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 25 No 2 Page 5


Spouse carers: the importance of motivation

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Family carers are a crucial resource in the care and support of people with dementia, but their motivations for caring can make the difference between success and failure. William Tai discusses his study of support workers’ views on the way motivations can change and undermine carers’ health

Vol 25 No 2 Page 32


Young onset dementia: the benefits of employment

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Loss of a job can bring loss of purpose and self-esteem in its wake. Jacqueline Chang and colleagues found that work-based interventions can have important benefits for people with young onset dementia and argue it should be the strategy of choice for services

Vol 25 No 2 Page 30


The vital importance of oral health in dementia care

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Poor oral health is often associated with dementia, but skilled professional interventions can break the link. Amanda Thompsell and Hannah Luff offer some practical advice

Vol 25 No 2 Page 28


What is truth? Dilemmas when two realities meet

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Should we always tell people with dementia the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Graham Stokes and Antonis Kousoulis report on the findings of an inquiry set up to find some answers

Vol 25 No 2 Page 24


Life story work in dementia care – a new road map

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Life story work should promote personhood, wellbeing and connections with family and friends, argue Ruth Eley and Polly Kaiser. They call for an approach based on the “Five Ps”

Vol 25 No 2 Page 22


Immersive learning: leads were ‘inspired and energised’

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Louise Thomas and Kelly Kaye set out the principles of an “immersive learning” programme to raise standards of dementia care practice in hospitals

Vol 25 No 2 Page 20


Smart technology to monitor health and well-being

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Smart gadgets placed strategically in people’s homes can yield round-the-clock information on their health in real time. Helen Rostill and Ramin Nilforooshan explain their new “internet of things” project

Vol 25 No 2 Page 18


2017 and beyond: my hopes and fears

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Philly Hare holds out the prospect of scary but exciting times ahead as she takes stock from her new vantage point at Innovations in Dementia

Vol 25 No 2 Page 16


Positive spin: the benefits cycling brings

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

 Cycling is fun and taps into procedural memory, which can remain remarkably unaffected in people with cognitive impairments. Clare Morris talks about the joy of taking part in“Positive Spin”

Vol 25 No 2 Page 14


Changed priorities for a new dementia strategy

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

 A single cure may never be found and it is wrong for government policy to declare a “war on dementia”. So argue Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe in the third article of their series on what a new dementia strategy could look like

Vol 25 No 2 Page 12


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





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