Category: Journal of Dementia Care


Design and dementia: when less is more

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

Home-like environments with vibrant colours should be a key feature of care home design. But Liz Fuggle and colleagues argue that there is another vital principle: less is more!

Vol 25 No 6 Pages 14-15


LGBT and dementia: what do we know?

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

LGBT people’s needs are often overlooked in dementia care. Sarah Monks and Angie Shaw explain the problem and one way to solve it

Vol 25 No 6 Pages 12-13


Editoral Comment

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

by Paola Barbarino

Vol 25 No 5 Page 5


Mnemonic techniques: how to CEASE stress and distress

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

Fionnuala Edgar describes how using different methods of teaching and learning – experiential learning and simplifying key concepts – had the potential to bring about practice change in a way that had not been achieved previously

Vol 25 No 5 Page 32


Living with PCA: ‘just take everything day by day’

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

Nazneen Bamji and Christina Maciejewski discuss the rare form of dementia known as posterior cortical atrophy (PCA). They draw on the experience of Linda Hall, who was diagnosed by Cardiff memory team at the age of 59

Vol 25 No 5 Page 30


Music therapy: positive results, changes that last

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

Ming Hung Hsu explains how music therapy can help care professionals respond better to the needs of people with dementia, reducing distressing symptoms and improving quality of care

Vol 25 No 5 Page 28


Dementia and sight loss: a challenging combination

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

Sight loss affects tens of thousands of people with dementia, but with the right understanding, education and awareness, they can be supported to live well. Paul Ursell and Gemma Jolly show how one influential committee is making a difference

Vol 25 No 5 Page 26


The stuff of life

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

David Sheard explains why the quality of interior engagement in care homes is so important

Vol 25 No 5 Page 22


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


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

Pre-assessment counselling is helping to minimise anxiety surrounding the diagnostic process. Anna Buckell and colleagues discuss findings from their early intervention service

Vol 25 No 5 Page 18



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