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 poses topical questions to an interesting line-up of contributors. In the July/August 2016 issue our panel consider:
“Funding for the Dementia Research Institute promised in the PM’s 2020 challenge has reached £250 million with the aim of increasing understanding and improving care and treatment of dementia. What should its top priorities be?”
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Back issue copies of the “JDC Asks” articles are available from here.
Using sensory stories with individuals with dementia
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
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Sample articles from past issues of the JDC are also available from here.