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Editorial Comment

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 26 No 1 Page 5


Peer support, expert help and social interaction

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 1 Pags 32-34


Understanding the barriers facing BAME communities

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 1 Pages 28-31


Challenging expectations of life with dementia

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 Pages 25-27


Involving young players in football reminiscence

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 1 Page 22-24


New tech keeps an eye on patients

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 1 Page 20


A community event to raise awareness of dementia

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 1


Living in Carerville

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 Pages 14-15


Loudly (but silently) finding and sharing joy

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

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 Pages 12-13


Editorial Comment

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Nigel Hullah and Tommy Dunne


Melodies and memories: music and cultural expression

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

James Tolhurst and Marc Block were commissioned to bring music to “culturally disadvantaged” people with dementia. How did it work out?

Vol 26 No 1 Pages 32-34


End of life care: resources to strengthen support

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

As more people die with dementia, end of life care discussions are growing in importance. Alastair Macdonald and colleagues report on their study and explain how co-designing new resources could help to strengthen support at the end of life

Vol 26 No 1 Pages 28-31


An activity-based model for residential care

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Activities should be a vital component of good care but are often neglected. William McMorran visited two exemplary day time activity centres abroad and argues that there are important lessons which could easily be carried over to residential care in the UK

Vol 26 No 1 Pages 24-27


Dementia, human rights and BAME communities

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Attempts to embed human rights in health care have failed to dislodge the medical model of service evaluation in the NHS. But David Truswell argues that a renewed effort is required to protect and promote health care rights, particularly where migrant and black and ethnic minority communities are concerned

Vol 26 No 1 Pages 22-23


Kinecting through group digital games

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Digital technologies offer lots of opportunities for people with dementia to enjoy games and engaging activities. Erica Dove and Arlene Astell describe their research project and the findings so far

Vol 26 No 1 Pages 18-19


‘Train the trainer’: how it worked in care homes

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

How do you train care home staff when staff turnover is high and everyone is busy all the time? Laura Cook and colleagues report on the findings of a potential solution in which staff themselves were recruited to train their colleagues

Vol 26 No 1 Pages 16-18


The Herbert Protocol for people at risk

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Rachel Good describes an early intervention scheme designed to help locate vulnerable people deemed to be at risk of going missing

Vol 26 No 1 Pages 14-15


Editorial Comment

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

by Mark Ivory

Vol 25 No 6 Page 5


Our dementia, our rights: making an impact at the UN

Posted on July 16th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Standing up for the rights of people with dementia is a big ask, at least when it involves a visit to the United Nations in Geneva. Philly Hare tells the story.

Vol 25 No 6 Pages 33-34





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