Category: Journal of Dementia Care


Editorial Comment

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By Mark Ivory

Vol 26 No 2 Page 5


Peer support, expert help and social interaction

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Sarah Robens and Lisa Smith wanted to know how a “Memory Matters” education and advice course was experienced by participants. They share the results of their evaluation

Vol 26 No 2 Page 32


Understanding the barriers facing BAME communities

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What are the barriers confronting ethnic minority communities attending memory services? Jasmine Martinez and Naomi Wynne-Morgan devised a research project to find out

Vol 26 No 2 Page 28


Challenging expectations of life with dementia

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Most care homes in Scotland are doing well with implementing the Standards of Care for Dementia. However, as Heather Edwards found, there are key areas where improvement is still needed

Vol 26 No 2 Page 25


Involving young players in football reminiscence

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Sporting reminiscence can have a significant impact on wellbeing, but what happens when the experience becomes intergenerational? Ian James and colleagues found out

Vol 26 No 2 Page 22


New tech keeps an eye on patients

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Camera-based technology is being used to monitor the health of dementia patients in a Midlands hospital. Dr Alex Kakoullis argues that the project is justified despite concerns about privacy and dignity

Vol 26 No 2 Page 20


A community event to raise awareness of dementia

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A “Community of Practice” set up in Northamptonshire wanted to raise awareness of dementia, but the question was how to do it. Then they had the bright idea of a Memory Day, as Alison Ward and colleagues explain

Vol 26 No 2 Page 18


Living in Carerville

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Linda Vipond thought she had a sound knowledge of caring as an experienced care manager for older people. But it was only when she became her mum’s carer that she really began to understand

Vol 26 No 2 Page 16


Five-star hospitality and comfort with care

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A central London care home for people with dementia provides a luxurious setting for its residents. Victoria Tischler interviewed the entrepreneurs behind the project

Vol 26 No 2 Page 14


Loudly (but silently) finding and sharing joy

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Mask theatre company Vamos is running an Arts Council-funded project which puts people with dementia and their carers at the centre of its work. Honor Hoskins describes the shows and how they have been received

Vol 26 No 2 Page 12



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