A little help with care planning.

Brenda Walker and Sue Manterfield set out some important principles for effective dementia care planning.Author/s: Brenda Walker, Sue Manterfield For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Managing vulnerability: caring, dependency and systems of care.

In this edited extract from his new book, Tim Dartington reflects on the experience of caring for his wife Anna with early onset dementia. Author/s: Tim Dartington For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Goodbye to the ‘family from hell’.

Damian Murphy describes the development of a new training course that takes a relationship-centred approach to living well with dementia.Author/s: Damian Murphy For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Telling our story: good practice in respite care.

There isn’t enough good quality respite care and there should be, say Reg De Soysa, Pauline Grayson, John Grayson. With Tony Ryan and Mike Nolan they describe the development of a new CD-ROM/DVD training tool. Author/s: Reg De Soysa, Pauline Grayson, John Grayson, Tony Ryan, Mike Nolan For the full article please see the PDF … Read more

The Funshops: improvised drama and humour.

John Killick describes his recent work in partnership with the Scottish Dementia Working Group.Author/s: John Killick For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Supporting Asian elders with dementia.

Dr Nazia Azam describes an innovative project based in Bradford that is helping to raise awareness of dementia and supporting families in south Asian communities in west Yorkshire. Author/s: Dr Nazia Azam, Nazia Azam For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you … Read more

All aboard for adventure.

Riding a bicycle through familiar landscape, driving a car or piloting a plane are among the (simulated) experiences available along with games and activities on the Fold Brain Bus, as Eileen Askham explains. Author/s: Eileen Askham For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available … Read more

Lighting Up: lessons learned in establishing an arts project.

Chris Sherratt tells the story of Lighting Up, an arts project that is trying to lay firm foundations for its future.Author/s: Chris Sherratt For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Bringing dementia out of the shadows for BME elders

Jan Kendall and Irene Kohler report on the Ethnic Minority Advocacy Project and share good practice guidelines for making services more accessible to BME communities.Author/s: Jan Kendall, Irene Kohler For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.