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Editorial Comment by John Killick
Vol 21. No 2. Page 5
In the second of two articles on iPads, Tim Lloyd-Yeates focuses on how best to use this technology in one-to-one work with people with dementia
Vol 21. No 2. Page 16
Farhat Ayaz and Maxine Grant describe a life story project conducted on a busy assessment ward for older people with dementia that brought together the skills of healthcare support workers and students
Vol 21. No 2. Pages 13-14
Suzy Ogston reflects on putting life story work training into practice, tackling sensitive issues with people with dementia and carers
Vol 21. No 2. Pages 12-13
One year on, how is the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia influencing your day-to-day work with people with dementia?
Vol 21. No 2. Pages 10-11
A regular column by Piers Kotting on the work of DeNDRoN
Vol 21. No 2. Page 8
In this review Dr Karan Jutlla identifies research which could offer insights into the challenges and experiences of people living with dementia and their family carers from BME communities, and highlights evidence to support good practice for staff working with these individuals and families
Vol 21. No 2. Pages 33-39
Elizabeth Lightbody, Graham A Jackson and Stephen Lithgow revisit the case studies presented in their article on sexuality, and make some clear recommendations for best practice in this complex area
Vol 21. No 2. Pages 28-30
David Sheard introduces the concept of ‘mattering’ and argues that to achieve positive culture change in dementia care the primary emphasis of workforce development must be on developing emotional intelligence
Vol 21. No 2. Pages 23-27
Liz Young, Jo Howard and Kate Keetch enthuse about life writing work with people with dementia
Vol 21. No 2. Pages 20-22
Peter de Groot shares the story of one care home’s careful work to offer residents a vibrant active living programme within a purposefully designed environment – as well as being outward-facing into the community.
Vol 21. No 2. Page 18-19
Susannah Thwaites and Marie Henderson-Greene report on their use of the Pool Activity Level (PAL) tool to improve engagement with care home residents – and argue the case for ongoing support to care homes using PAL
Vol 21 No 1 Page 18
Judith Hodges enthuses about her role as a ‘social carer’ in a care home and Karen Burdon explains why and how the role has been developed.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 16
Volunteers in Swansea have been engaging people with dementia in group activities as part of a pilot project run by Age Cymru Swansea Bay. Their feedback has guided the organisation on the targeted support and training needed when the service is rolled out across Swansea. Rachael Doeg reports.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 14
Tim Lloyd-Yeates explains how to make best use of iPad technology when facilitating reminiscence sessions with people with dementia.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 12
In this issue we ask some regular users of social media to share their thoughts on what it can offer the world of person-centred dementia care.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 10
In part two of this review of the relevance and use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 for people with dementia, carers and practitioners, Jill Manthorpe and Kritika Samsi examine specific themes in the literature.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 35
Elizabeth Lightbody, Graham A Jackson and Stephen Lithgow explore some of the thorny issues that care home staff face when it comes to supporting people with dementia to enjoy their sexuality.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 27
Karan Jutlla, Maria Parsons, Richard Coaten, Larry Gardiner and Dawn Brooker report on an event that explored some of the challenges of developing the creative arts in dementia care – and celebrated clever partnership working.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 26
Jan Kendall shares the work of the Dementia Advocacy Network, and explains how careful collecting and sharing of stories has produced a powerful resource: one that shows how independent advocacy is supporting people with dementia through issues and crises in their lives.
Vol 21 No 1 Page 23