Care for ethnic minorities – the professionals’ view

In this first of three articles on the findings of the CNEOPSA project, Naina Patel and Naheed Mirza discuss the issues raised by professional carers, and address the question: what do the professionals need in caring for people with dementia from ethnic minorities?Author/s: Naina Patel, Naheed Mirza For the full article please see the PDF … Read more

4: Hallucinations and delusions: what you see is real for you

Clare Morris discusses the difficulties hallucinations and delusions pose for the person with dementia and their carer in this fourth of her series on communication.Author/s: Clare Morris For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Sensory stimulation – where do we go from here?

Julie Ellis and Tania Thorn review the current state of research on sensory stimulation, drawing attention to important questions and directions for the future development of this work.Author/s: Julie Ellis, Tania Thorn For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

We’re having a good time

Errollyn Bruce reports on the European Reminiscence Network’s recent conference and launch of its manual for carers.Author/s: Errollyn Bruce For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Suit the word to the action

Stephen Judd reports from New South Wales, Australia, where employers and staff have worked together to tailor job descriptions to their care ideals.Author/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.

It’s about need, not numbers

Laura Baker reports on latest developments towards a better service for younger people with dementia and their carers. Lisa Andrews adds a report from Dewsbury NHS Trust.Author/s: Laura Baker For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A care centre for the carers

Danny Ho describes the work of the psychiatry of old age mental health nursing services in Enfield.Author/s: Danny Ho For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Churches get their act together

Religious leaders in Kensington and Chelsea have discussed their churches’ response to people with dementia. Sally Knocker reports.Author/s: Sally Knocker For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Sensing the Benefit

Editorial CommentAuthor/s: Sue Benson For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Spiritual care – stretching the soul

Debbie Everett gives a personal view of her work as chaplain to people with dementia at a continuing care centre in Edmonton, Canada.Author/s: Debbie Everett For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.