Tag: Groups


A self-management group for people with dementia

Posted on September 19th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

How can people with early stage dementia be helped to be more confident in managing their everyday lives? Catherine Quinn, Gill Toms, Sue Davies, Maureen Davies and Linda Clare discuss findings from a new self-management programme

Vol 24 No 5 Page 29


‘Golf Days Out’ – an innovation in care and respite

Posted on September 19th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

One care worker’s enthusiasm for golf resulted in a social enterprise providing cognitive and social stimulation. Danny Walsh and Carol Duff report on Golf Days Out

Vol 24 No 5 Page 18

 


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


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


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


Cogs Clubs: a helpful activity in early dementia

Posted on September 14th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) can help people newly diagnosed with dementia make the most of their mental functions. But what happens when the programme ends? Jackie Tuppen and Julia Burton-Jones report on how ‘Cogs Clubs’ are filling the gaps

Vol 23, No 5, Pages 20-21


Singing in a dementia friendly community

Posted on September 14th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

You don’t need to be a professional to run a lively, fun singing group as long as you’ve got the right volunteers, say Diana Kerr and Sheila Hardie

Vol 23, No 5, Pages 18-19


Forget me not: group support for younger people with dementia

Posted on September 14th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Jacqueline Parkes and Alison Ward report on the development of a tailor-made social group to support peple with young onset dementia and their families in Northamptonshire

Vol 23, No 4, Pages 20-21


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



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