UK Journal of Dementia Care

The Journal of Dementia Care launched in 1993, at the forefront of a modern approach to care for people with dementia.

Take a dip into this latest issue of JDC…

The ‘JDC asks’ column invites a varied and interesting line-up of contributors to consider topical issues

For the July/August 2017 issue we asked:

Not every dementia book makes great summer holiday reading, but some do. Which would you take down to the beach?

See what this month’s panel told us here

Back issue copies of the “JDC Asks” articles are available from here

Sample Articles

A response framework with untruths as last resort

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

Read the full article here

Sample articles from past issues of the JDC are also available from here

Read a sample post ‘Blogs I’m Watching’ by JDC editor Mark Ivory here

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