Tag: Information resources


Community links: dementia on the high street

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

Mary Keating, Becky Hayward, Lucy Hennessey and Angela Willis describe a range of efforts in Gloucestershire to develop dementia-friendly communities – including taking over a shop for a day to offer information about dementia

 

Vol 22, No 3, Pages 21-23


The Dementia Diaries: a resource for young people

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

Emma Barrett and Laura Embery describe how a process of creative co-production in Kent led to the development of a powerful resource on dementia for young people, which is now being distributed internationally

 

Vol 22, No 3, Pages 18-20


‘Living well… I like the sound of that’

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

David Reid, Tony Warnes and Lori Low describe their work to develop and maintain the Sheffield Dementia Information Pack: a comprehensive, locally-specific information resource on dementia

Vol 22 No 1 January/February 2014 Pages 29-31


Promoting good design

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

Maria Burke, Elizabeth Collier, Natalie Yates-Bolton and Rita Haworth-Lomax introduce the purpose and the work of a new dementia design network

Vol 22 No 1 January/February 2014 Page 18


So far so good

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

Maria McManus reports on the first three years in the life of the DSDC in Northern Ireland

Author/s: Maria McManusVol: 20, Issue: 1, pp15


So far so good

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

Maria McManus reports on the first three years in the life of the DSDC in Northern Ireland

Author/s: Maria McManusVol: 20, Issue: 1, pp15


Pick’s disease: campaign for greater awareness

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

Professionals need to be more alert to the possibility of frontotemporal disease, especially in younger people, writes Jill Walton.

Author/s: Jill WaltonVol: 19, Issue: 6, pp10


Intermediate care: evaluating a specialist home treatment service

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

Intermediate care services for people with dementia are being developed in a number of areas but currentresearch on effectiveness is limited. Here Alison Culverwell and Alisoun Milne describe the initial evaluationof a multidisciplinary service providing specialist mental health intermediate care for people withdementia. A range of meaningful and positive outcomes were identified for the majority of users and carers,preventing a breakdown of care in a significant number of cases.Author/s: Alison Culverwell and Alisoun MilneVol: 18, Issue: 3, pp8 (32-39)


Caring to the bitter end

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

While it is important to focus on the positives in early dementia, we must not disregard the pain and sufferingthe future will inevitably bring, writes Graham StokesAuthor/s: Graham StokesVol: 18, Issue: 3, pp1 (11)


It’s a wonderful life!

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

Maria Mullan wonders why we often wait until someone dies before saying how much they mean to us, and suggests that we create ‘tribute books’ alongside life story booksAuthor/s: Maria MullanVol: 18, Issue: 3, pp2 (16-17)



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