JDC archive

You can browse the UK JDC archive by subject using the tag cloud below (larger names indicate more entries):

All JDC abstracts are indexed in the main search engine, accessible from the top bar of every page at this site. You can search for articles by a specific author by putting quotes around their name, eg “John Killick”.

Below you can browse JDC abstracts (in reverse chronological order):

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Please quote the Volume, Issue and Page Numbers of each specific article, eg “Vol 19 No 4 Page 20-22″.


Editorial Comment

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 23 No 2 Page 5


Setting priorities for dementia research

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Phil Taverner of the National Institute for Health Research reports on a workshop held at last year’s UK Dementia Congress, to canvass delegates’ opinions on the areas where more research is most needed

Vol 23 No 2 Page 34


Advance planning for end of life care

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Allison O’Kelly, Glennys Howarth, Giles Richards and Terri Butcher studied the effects of giving more information on end of life care during post-diagnostic counselling: would this encourage more people to make documented Advance Care Plans?

Vol 23 No 2 Page 30-33


‘That was an amazing one!’ Music therapy in dementia care

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Elizabeth Nightingale tells the story of how music therapy helped to restore one man’s individuality and his relationship with his partner

Vol 23 No 2 Page 28-29


Family experiences and needs: living with bvFTD

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

In the second of two articles on behavioural variant fronto-temporal dementia, Jenny La Fontaine, Anna Buckell, Jan Oyebode and Jayne Ford consider the families who live with the condition, and their support needs

Vol 23 No 2 Page 24-27


Appearance matters: it’s integral to our sense of self

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Sarah Campbell, Christina Buse, Julia Twigg, John Keady and Richard Ward introduce a new approach to life-story work in dementia care: multi-sensory appearance biographies

Vol 23 No 2 Page 20-23


Growing benefits: gardening clubs in care homes

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

An innovative partnership is helping people with dementia in residential care to take advantage of the therapeutic benefits of working outside in the garden. Dale Cranshaw and Victoria Hill explain how one of their gardening clubs works

Vol 23 No 2 Page 19


‘Why don’t we go into the garden?’

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Garden designers Mark Rendell and Debbie Carroll collaborated in 2013 to research why gardens around care homes, particularly for people with dementia, were not being used more. Here’s their story

Vol 23 No 2 Page 16-18


Creating a dementia friendly generation

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Rebecca Rylance and Jill Pendleton describe the awareness-raising work of the Innovate Dementia team in Liverpool schools

Vol 23 No 2 Page 15


Awareness raising in schools

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Dr Ejaz Nazir, Dr Ayesha Bangash and colleagues describe the work of the DARE Project in schools in Shropshire

Vol 23 No 2 Page 14


Choosing assistive technology: key questions

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Amanda Thompsell and Ali Rogan were both involved in the drafting of the ‘Dementia-friendly technology charter’. Here they share some key questions to consider about the practicalities of technological solutions in dementia care

Vol 23 No 2 Page 12-13


Connecting with people with dementia through local history

Posted on February 23rd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Jane McKeown and Claudia Rogers introduce Potted Histories – a resource to prompt memory and conversation between young and old in Sheffield

Vol 23 No 2 Pages 10-11


Editorial Comment

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Challenge and change on the way by Catherine Ross

Vol 23 No 1 Page 3


Staying connected, with Circles of Support

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Alison Macadam and Nada Savitch share some of the key findings from the recently completed Circles of Support project for people with dementia

Vol 23 No 1 Pages 32-34


Transforming dementia care through theatre

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Justine Schneider and Tanya Myers report on a bold creative effort to share findings from a landmark study with the very people who were the subjects of the study – health care assistants supporting people living with dementia

Vol 23 No 1 Pages 28-31


Creative support for complex needs: living with bvFTD

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

In the first of two articles on behavioural variant fronto-temporal dementia, Jenny La Fontaine, Anna Buckell and Jan Oyebode explain the distinguishing features of this rare type of dementia and suggest a range of ways of offering individualised support

Vol 23 No 1 Pages 24-27


Brain power: managing the emotional impact on staff

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Tina Kukstas and Jan Furniaux explain how mind management techniques can help care staff manage their emotional responses to supporting people with dementia

Vol 23 No 1 Pages 22-24


Clowning and connecting: Elderflowers ten years on

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

John Killick reflects on a return visit to watch Hearts & Minds’ Elderflowers, the groundbreaking clowning project, in action and Magdalena Schamberger shares lessons and challenges from running one of the largest and longest-running arts in health programmes in the UK

Vol 23 No 1 Pages 19-21


Indefensible incentives

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Ann Gallagher and members of the International Care Ethics Observatory argue that payments to GPs for dementia diagnosis are ethically unsound

Vol 23 No 1 Page 18


Looking back, looking ahead: priorities for a strategy now

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Jennifer Bray, Teresa Atkinson and Simon Kitchen report on a major survey that sought to establish whether the objectives of the National Dementia Strategy and National Dementia Declaration have been achieved – with a view to informing priorities for a future strategy

Vol 23 No 1 Pages 16-17





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