Tag: Types of dementia


Living well with progressive non-fluent aphasia

Posted on September 19th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Jane Twigg has a rare form of dementia but her battle to get a diagnosis was fraught with difficulties. Here, supported by Jenny La Fontaine, she offers some advice for professionals

Vol 24 No 5 Page 16


Posterior cortical atrophy: resources and information

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

Lesley Wilson and colleagues examine the quality and quantity of information available on posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), in the second of two articles on this unusual form of dementia

Vol 24 No 1 Page 32 – 34


Posterior cortical atrophy: understanding and support

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

Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is an unusual form of dementia that primarily affects sight rather than memory. In the first of two articles, Amelia Carton and colleagues describe PCA and suggest practical ways to respond.

Vol 23 No 6 Pages 22-23


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


One behaviour at a time: Stephen’s Story

Posted on January 13th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Sally-Ann Mclurgh, Jade Buxton, Annabel Bryant, Charlotte Shrieves and Martin Curtice describe how they were guided by the Newcastle Model in their work with Stephen, a man living with frontotemporal dementia and with complex needs

Vol 22 No 1 January/February 2014 Pages 32-34


Years in the making

Posted on July 22nd, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Jacqueline Hussey, Marielle Kay and Alison Stewart report on how a range of services for younger people with dementia has evolved in Wokingham, Berkshire

Vol 21 No 3 Page 18-19


Moving forward side by side

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

Kathy Stone reports on an award-winning Australian programme that pairs people with younger onset dementia with workplace buddies – and is transforming lives as a result.

Vol 20 No 6, 14-15, November/December 2012


People with a learning disability and dementia: reducing marginalisation

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

While the voice of people with a learning disability and people with dementia are increasingly included in research and practice, the same cannot be said for people who have both a learning disability and a dementia. Karen Watchman reviews the literature in order to identify factors that have contributed to this lack of consideration in health and social care policy and practice.

Vol 20 No 5, 34-38, September/October 2012



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