Primrose: an Alzheimer’s Society branch on wheels

James Feeney, Dawn John and Christina Maciejewski describe the work of the Alzheimer’s Society Cardiff Carers’ BusAuthor/s: James Feeney, Dawn John and Christina Maciejewski For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Intermediate care: evaluating a specialist home treatment service

Intermediate care services for people with dementia are being developed in a number of areas but currentresearch on effectiveness is limited. Here Alison Culverwell and Alisoun Milne describe the initial evaluationof a multidisciplinary service providing specialist mental health intermediate care for people withdementia. A range of meaningful and positive outcomes were identified for the majority … Read more

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.

Working with lesbian and gay people with dementia

Jenny Mackenzie looks at the cultural and historical forces at work for a lesbian or gay person with dementiaand shows how this information can help practitioners to offer inclusive personcentred careAuthor/s: Jenny Mackenzie For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Transforming hospital care

Neil Hunt sets out what needs to change in care for people with dementia on general hospital wards.Author/s: Neil Hunt For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Support for relatives: a partnership approach

Rosemary Hurtley describes how she and manager Michele Woodger started a relatives group at her mother’s care home, and Michele relates how her understanding and practice has developed in this important aspect of her roleAuthor/s: Rosemary Hurtley, Michele Woodger For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC … Read more

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.

It’s good to talk

Patricia Higgins describes a support group for people with dementia in BromleyAuthor/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.

Evaluating carer information groups

Sally Mendham describes carer information groups developed and run by Stockport Dementia Care Training, and the research undertaken to evaluate their effectsAuthor/s: Sally Mendham For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A dementia service evaluated

Julie Heathcote, Christina Newton and Chia Swee Hong report on the feedback they gathered about a group held for people with dementia and their carersAuthor/s: Julie Heathcote, Christina Newton, Chia Swee Hong For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.