Coaching role…

Alan Chapman explains that there is muchmore to training than attending coursesAuthor/s: Alan Chapman For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Is there life on MARS?

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

The stallholder won’t be stalled

Ealing, London: May Hearn proves that dementia is no obstacle to leading an active life. Neil Mapes describes her tireless work for charityAuthor/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.

Worth at least a thousand words?

Ossett: People with dementia respond to art therapy in different ways. Lindsay Remington and Jane Broadhurst report on their experiencesAuthor/s: Lindsay Remington, Jane Broadhurst For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Losing your memory but not your mind

North-West Wales: In the last of the DASS pilot site series, Jayne Lingard considers staff skillsAuthor/s: Jayne Lingard For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Shared resources for memory team

Salford: James Parker and James McManus describe the work of a memory support teamAuthor/s: James Parker, James McManus For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Britain and India in partnership

West Cumbria: Helen Casson describes a link project between England, Scotland and IndiaAuthor/s: Helen Casson For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Supporting Ruth and Jim – a fighting force

North Tyneside: Debbie Booth tells the story of her support for a determined couple around the time of diagnosisAuthor/s: Debbie Booth For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

John’s story: advocating for someone with dementia

Advocating for someone with dementia is a complex business, requiring a very sensitive approach to communication as a first step, then in supporting the person’s interests through possible conflict with other services. Sally Wells describes how she built up a trusting relationship with John White.Author/s: Sally Wells For the full article please see the PDF … Read more

‘Tell me the truth’ – empowering the person with dementia

Should people with dementia be told their diagnosis? Jayne Lingard describes research which looked at the effects of being told their diagnosis from the perspective of the person with dementia, and assesses its impact in the context of other Mental Health Foundation projects.Author/s: Jayne Lingard For the full article please see the PDF download linked … Read more