Working out at the memory gym

Colin Barnes reports on groups for people with mild memory impairment. At the Portsmouth memory gym, the emphasis is on cognitive exercises, practical tasks to pursue at home and educationAuthor/s: For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Creative interaction with people in advanced dementia

In this final article* Sarah Zoutewelle-Morris sets out ideas based on her experience of creative communicationand activity with people in the advanced stages of dementia.Author/s: Sarah Zoutewelle-Morris For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Three tiers for a comprehensive regional memory service

David Jolley, Ian Greaves, Nicola Greaves and Lesley Greening argue the case for a three tiered approach tomemory services as modelled in Gnosall, Stafford. Here primary, secondary and tertiary services for people with dementia are valued, with a lead taken by primary care. For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the … Read more

What have we learned from teaching dementia studies?

Andrea Capstick and Claire Surr review the Dementia Studies courses offered by the University of Bradfordand consider how courses like these will contribute to the implementation of the National Dementia Strategy.Author/s: Andrea Capstick and Claire Surr For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available … Read more

Proof of the Pudding

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.

Good practice shared

Karen Harrison-Dening describes the work of the Haringey Dementia ForumAuthor/s: Karen Harrison-Dening For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Improving dementia care in care homes and generalhospitals

In this third of a regular series of updates on implementing the National Dementia Strategy, Deborah Sturdy describes the challenges for general hospitals and care homesAuthor/s: Deborah Sturdy For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

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.