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 January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Comment by Mark Ivory

Vol 24 No 1 Page 3


Posterior cortical atrophy: resources and information

Posted on January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Lesley Wilson and colleagues examine the quality and quantity of information available on posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), in the second of two articles on this unusual form of dementia

Vol 24 No 1 Page 32 – 34


Adult safeguarding: creating positive care cultures

Posted on January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Positive care cultures are key to ensuring effective safeguarding in care organisations, say Lynne Phair and Hazel Heath. In the second of three articles, they explore the links between organisational culture and abuse

Vol 24 No 1 Page 30 – 31


Participatory video and well-being in long-term care

Posted on January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Film-making is an effective way of engaging people with dementia and improving their well-being. Andrea Capstick and colleagues explain how ‘participatory video’ gave one group an opportunity to tell their own story in film

Vol 24 No 1 Page 26 – 29


Identifying the ‘S’ Factor in dementia care

Posted on January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

‘Doing’ person-centred care never works and a greater focus is needed on ‘being’ person-centred, says David Sheard. He argues that the ‘S Factor’ is the missing ingredient in care

Vol 24 No 1 Page 22 – 25


Dementia Without Walls

Posted on January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

How can we ensure that people living with dementia are better understood and more supported in society? Philly Hare reflects on the achievements of ‘Dementia without Walls, a programme with people with dementia at its heart’

Vol 24 No 1 Page 16 – 19


On the other side of the coin

Posted on January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Lynne Phair describes how concerns about her stepfather’s sexually inappropriate behaviour after the onset of vascular dementia led to a deeply personal disclosure

Vol 24 No 1 Page 14 – 15


Old, grey and locked away: CST group work in prison

Posted on January 18th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

A unique group is supporting older prisoners serving life sentences to cope with the consequences of dementia. Gemma Williams and Judith Farmer report on their programme of cognitive stimulation therapy in Norwich prison

Vol 24 No 1 Page 12 – 14


Editorial Comment

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

by Mark Ivory

Vol 23 No 6 Page 5


Riding the rollercoaster of dementia

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

Lucy Whitman introduces her new book, People with dementia speak out, a collection of personal accounts by people with dementia

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 32-34


The person within: exploring identity through digital art

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

A novel partnership used iPad technology in care homes to unleash the creative potential of residents. Bo Chapman and Zoë Flynn describe the project that led to a remarkable exhibition of digital self-portraits

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 30-32


Admiral nursing in care homes

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

Admiral Nurses provide much needed support in the community, but their growing role in care homes has had less attention. A new evaluation shows they are making a strong impact here too, report Isabelle Latham and colleagues

Vol 23 No 6 Page 26-27


Care and compassion in adult safeguarding

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

A plethora of new safeguarding policies has failed to prevent neglect and abuse, say Lynne Phair and Hazel Heath. In the first of three articles, they call for a new emphasis on the “golden thread” of compassion

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 24-25


Posterior cortical atrophy: understanding and support

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

Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is an unusual form of dementia that primarily affects sight rather than memory. In the first of two articles, Amelia Carton and colleagues describe PCA and suggest practical ways to respond.

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 22-23


Working with interpreters in a dementia care setting

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

Communicating well with people with dementia from ethnic minorities is essential. Julia Botsford and Karen Harrison Dening discuss how interpreters can help and hinder

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 18-21


Meaningful and relaxing experiences at end of life

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

Spiritual and wider care needs at the end of life are too often overlooked. Kimberley St John explored the impact of person-centred ‘Namaste’ care in a hospital acute ward with promising results.

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 16-18


Writing that welcomes everyone into our world

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

Keith Oliver wanted to write down what he thought and felt, but how? In this joint article he describes how he helped set up a writing group which resulted in a unique book

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 14-15


CST in care homes: results of evaluation

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

How can low uptake of cognitive stimulation therapy in care homes be increased? Amy Streater and Martin Orrell found a way to achieve a marked improvement

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 12-13


Dementia words matter

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

Dementia activists have launched a ‘call to action’ against hurtful and demeaning language, particularly in the media. Rachael Litherland explains why words matter

Vol 23 No 6 Page 11


Time for action: asserting our rights

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

It is time to stop talking and start acting to assert the rights of people with dementia, argues Peter Mittler

Vol 23 No 6 Page 10





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