The vicious circle of the system

Who is responsible for abuse of people with dementia? Alastair Macdonald suggests that care staff are victims of an inherently abusive system.Author/s: Alastair Macdonald For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

So what do we mean by abuse?

As abuse of care home residents hits the headlines again, Les Bright describes Counsel and Care’s recent work in raising awareness, widening the definition of the problem to include bad care practice, and training staff, especially care assistants.Author/s: Les Bright For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full … Read more

Elder abuse and dementia

As concern grows about the possible abuse of elderly people in all care settings, Jill Manthorpe reviews research into the relationship between dementia and abuse.Author/s: Jill Manthorpe For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.