Partnership in word and deed

Sue Garwood describes the work of Newcastle’s Dementia Care Partnership, an organisation with a long history of carer and user involvementAuthor/s: Sue Garwood For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Spiritual care and dementia: pilgrims on a journey

Cathy Dakin argues that everyone has a spiritual dimension to their lives – and that only by offering spiritual care to people with dementia will we be meeting their whole needsAuthor/s: Cathy Dakin 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 2008

Further reports from Hazel Heath, Sue Benson and Catherine Ross Author/s: Hazel Heath, Sue Benson, Catherine Ross For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Your questions answered

On touch screen computer software for people with dementiaAuthor/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.

Food for the Soul

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

Medicines and people with dementia 3. Refusing medication: what can you do?

People with dementia may refuse medication for a number of reasons. In the third article of their series, Amanda Thompsell and Barbara Jesson discuss a step-by-step approach to handling the refusal of essential medicationsAuthor/s: Amanda Thompsell, Barbara Jesson For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive … Read more

Beatrice: personhood restored through sensory experience

Kim Wylie tells how regular, gentle sensory sessions with Beatrice, a care home resident with dementia, drew out vivid responses from a woman thought to be isolated and withdrawnAuthor/s: Kim Wylie For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Dance: five-minute love affairs

Penny Greenland shares lessons learned from many years of enjoying dance and movement with people with dementia – and introduces a new course which brings together this learningAuthor/s: Penny Greenland For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Developing technology to meet psychosocial needs

Arlene Astell and colleagues describe two projects using computers – CIRCA and Living in the Moment – which brought the benefits of rewarding activity and positive social interaction to people with dementia and their caregiversAuthor/s: Arlene Astell For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is … Read more

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.