Tag: Independent living


Young onset dementia: the benefits of employment

Posted on March 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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


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


Short Report

Posted on January 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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


Enabling risk: time and tenacity is what it takes

Posted on January 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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


The puzzle of TVs and remote controls

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

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


Volunteer befrienders: can it work?

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

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


Telecare: a supportive tool

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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


Design for dementia care: international models

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Manthorp.

Author/s: Peter Heijmen, Christopher Manthorp.Vol: 19, Issue: 2, pp20-22


Care at home still faces barriers.

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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.

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Linda Clare reports on a successful approach to help people manage their difficulties.Author/s: Linda ClareVol: 18, Issue: 5, pp37



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