Tag: Younger People with Dementia


Young dementia: together in perfect harmony

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

Singing in harmony creates togetherness and belonging among people with young onset dementia. Claire Watts and Sabrina Findlay report

Vol 25 No 5 Page 20


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


Younger people – an innovative partnership

Posted on November 21st, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Jacqueline Hussey and colleagues describe an innovative NHS and voluntary sector partnership in Berkshire, providing cost-effective and age-appropriate intervention, prevention, improved wellbeing and integration for younger people with dementia and their carers

Vol 24 No 6 Pages 20-22


‘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

 


‘It needs to pull at your heartstrings for it to sink in’

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

Involving people with young onset dementia and their carers in training courses can be beneficial for learners and trainers. Raymond Smith, Ann Ooms and Nan Greenwood analyse people’s experiences of involvement in a course for care workers and managers

Vol 24 No 3 Pages 14-15


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


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


Tips to change negative attitudes

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

Norrms McNamara and Mary Keating describe how they worked together to produce a leaflet based on Norrms’ ‘Top Tips’ for dementia friendliness

Vol 23, No 3, Pages 18-20


Family experiences and needs: living with bvFTD

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

In the second of two articles on behavioural variant fronto-temporal dementia, Jenny La Fontaine, Anna Buckell, Jan Oyebode and Jayne Ford consider the families who live with the condition, and their support needs

Vol 23 No 2 Page 24-27


Creative support for complex needs: living with bvFTD

Posted on January 12th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

In the first of two articles on behavioural variant fronto-temporal dementia, Jenny La Fontaine, Anna Buckell and Jan Oyebode explain the distinguishing features of this rare type of dementia and suggest a range of ways of offering individualised support

Vol 23 No 1 Pages 24-27



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