Tag: Independent living
Loss of a job can bring loss of purpose and self-esteem in its wake. Jacqueline Chang and colleagues found that work-based interventions can have important benefits for people with young onset dementia and argue it should be the strategy of choice for services
Vol 25 No 2 Page 30
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
The ATTILA trail: Assistive Technology and Telecare to Maintain Independent Living at Home for People with Dementia
Vol 21 No 6 November/December 2013 Pages 35-36
Louise Diss describes a time-consuming- but ultimately highly rewarding- process to support a 92-year-old woman to remain living in her own home
Vol 21 No 6 November/December 2013 Pages 10-11
Nina Evans, Bruce Carey-Smith, David Emmett, Nigel Harris and Wendy Harkness share the findings from their investigation into the difficulties faced by people with dementia who want to watch television.
Vol 20 No 6, 24-26, November/December 2012
Melanie Cressey shares some positive experiences of volunteers supporting people with dementia to become more involved in their local community.
Vol 20 No 5, 15-16, September/October 2012
Derek Law and Mike Padgham describe a telecare project that brought benefits for care home residents
Author/s: Derek Law, Mike PadghamVol: 19, Issue: 5, pp12
Author/s: Peter Heijmen, Christopher Manthorp.Vol: 19, Issue: 2, pp20-22
Jeremy Hughes reveals the full cost of poor home care for people with dementia and their carers.
Author/s: Jeremy HughesVol: 19, Issue: 2, pp8
Supporting everyday activities for people with early stage AD: the benefits of cognitive rehabilitation.
Linda Clare reports on a successful approach to help people manage their difficulties.Author/s: Linda ClareVol: 18, Issue: 5, pp37