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.

Cognitive rehabilitation: help tomanagememory loss

Caroline Hampson explains the work of memory management groups in East LancashireAuthor/s: East Lancashire For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Day services in Cardiff: debates and decisions

Mia Tolvanen and Christina Maciejewski consider the arguments surrounding day services for people with dementia, and outline the approach that Cardiff is now embarking onAuthor/s: Mia Tolvanen, Christina Maciejewski For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A sensory stairwell

Lesley Benham tells how people with dementia transformed a day hospital stairwell into a therapeutic havenAuthor/s: Lesley Benham For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Customised Tai Chi for people with dementia

Linda Stephens explains how Tai Chi has become an important part of one day hospital’s programme – with storytelling and sensory stimulation added into the formula for successAuthor/s: Linda Stephens For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A life worth living to the full, with or without dementia

Professional carers need to recognise that, not only is life worth living for people with dementia, but their quality of life can improve. Our key role is to use our knowledge and skills to help people realise their full potential, writes Claire Biernacki.Author/s: Claire Biernacki For the full article please see the PDF download linked … Read more

Respite care for people with dementia: the range of models for getting a break

Hilary Arksey and Claire Bamford report on the first stage of a two-year national study of respite care and short breaks for people with dementia and their carersAuthor/s: Hilary Arksey, Claire Bamford For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

What shall we do today?

Lesley Benham shares innovative board games developed for people with dementia attending  a day hospitalAuthor/s: Lesley Benham For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Newsletters for carers: any suggestions?

Patricia Higgins tells the story of how she sought carers’ views on a newsletter aimed at them, and how their input improved the productAuthor/s: Patricia Higgins For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

DCM 8 in Cheshire

Paul Edwards and Steve Brotherton describe the introduction of Dementia Care Mapping to seven social care settings owned and managed by Cheshire County CouncilAuthor/s: Paul Edwards, Steve Brotherton For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.