Transformation in Scotland.

Jan Killeen reports on the launch of the Scottish Government’s Dementia Strategy. Author/s: Jan Killeen For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Out of the shadows: attending to its message

Toby Williamson spells out important messages from people with dementia and their carers on coping with dementia and diagnosis, drawn from research conducted last year by the Mental Health Foundation for the Alzheimer’s SocietyAuthor/s: Toby Williamson For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available … Read more

National Dementia Strategy

Comments and reactionsAuthor/s: For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

France leads the way to a new political commitment

Mary Marshall reports from a European conference convened by the French president Nicolas SarkozyAuthor/s: Mary Marshall For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Strategy should build on existing good practice

Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe put forward some radical suggestions for the new national dementia strategy Author/s: Jill Manthorpe, Steve Iliffe For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Raising the scale of our ambition

We must seize current initiatives to make large-scale improvements in dementia care, says Neil Hunt, setting out evidence from the Alzheimer’s Society’s report, Home from homeAuthor/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.

Citizenship and dementia: some inconvenient truths

Stephen Judd challenges conventional wisdom on empowerment for people with dementia with some inconvenient truths from Down UnderAuthor/s: Stephen Judd For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

UK Dementia Congress 2006

Reports from Margaret Anne Tibbs, Christopher Manthorp, David Jolley, Jane Verity and othersAuthor/s: Margaret Anne Tibbs, Christopher Manthorp, David Jolley, Jane Verity For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Common ground

Paula Leslie and Hannah Crawford offer a learning disability perspective on the UK Dementia CongressAuthor/s: Paula Leslie, Hannah Crawford For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

NICE Dementia Guideline: a catalyst for change?

Jill Manthorpe and Steve Iliffe hope that practitioners and service providers will act on the NICE guideline’s recommendations. Summary of the guideline appears on page 17Author/s: Jill Manthorpe, Steve Iliffe For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.