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by Mark Ivory
Vol 26 No 1 Page 5
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
by Nigel Hullah and Tommy Dunne
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
by Mark Ivory
Vol 25 No 6 Page 5
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