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.

Counselling people with dementia and alcohol problems

Mike Fox explains the challenges, but also the potential, of counselling for people with dementia who also have alcohol problemsAuthor/s: Mike Fox For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Experiences on film

Angela Webster describes a DVD produced by people with young onset dementiaAuthor/s: Angela Webster For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Young onset survey: UK services update

Sarah Sharp and Colin Cosgrove provide an update on services for younger people with dementia in the UKAuthor/s: Sarah Sharp, Colin Cosgrove For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Merevale match report

Aaron Bate describes a great day in the life of Merevale House (a home for younger people with dementia): a local derby between the Atherstone fire station football team, and staff and residents of Merevale, in aid of the Alzheimer’s SocietyAuthor/s: Aaron Bate For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the … Read more

Learning disability and dementia: are we prepared?

We know that people with learning disabilities are living longer, making them more likely to develop dementia. Are we prepared to meet the needs of this group? Diana Kerr, Colm Cunningham and Heather Wilkinson report on a study that investigated this question.Author/s: Diana Kerr, Colm Cunningham, Heather Wilkinson For the full article please see the … Read more

Developing needs-led services for younger people

Lynne Mather explains how listening and responding to the needs expressed by younger people with dementia and their families has been the inspiration for a range of services in Victoria, AustraliaAuthor/s: Lynne Mather For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

ACE group launch

London borough of Ealing: July saw the launch of a service which is aimed specifically at supporting younger people with dementiaAuthor/s: Neil Mapes For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Vascular dementia: hearts and brains

There is little awareness about this form of dementia. But this is about to changeAuthor/s: Sarah Day For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Whatever happens, I’ll never give up

Ann Holden used to work with older people with dementia. Following a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and the effects of mini-strokes her life has changed completely, but she is still motivated to help others and keep a positive outlook on life. This is her storyAuthor/s: Ann Holden For the full article please see the PDF … Read more