Food for the Soul

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

Enhancing dementia care in hospital wards

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A toolbox of skills to share across dementia care

Following from their article in the last issue, on a ‘shared care’ approach of collaboration between GPs and hospital specialists in dementia care, Steve Iliffe, Jane Wilcock and Deborah Haworth here identify twelve competemcies needed by professionals along the dementia care pathwayAuthor/s: Steve Iliffe, Jane Wilcock, Deborah Haworth For the full article please see the … Read more

Edith’s weekend away: issues for advocates in dementia care

The advocate’s role is avowedly to represent the interests of their client – but sometimes, as Sally Wells reflects, knowing the client well suggests a more flexible approachAuthor/s: Sally Wells For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Developing dementia services across India

In the first of two articles about developing dementia services in India, Diana Kerr presents an overview of the country and describes two specific projectsAuthor/s: Diana Kerr For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Bringing relationships into the heart of dementia care

Being Together with Dementia, a new initiative between the Alzheimer’s Society and Dementia Care Matters, focuses on bringing couples together to explore the impact of dementia on each other and their relationship together, as David Sheard explainsAuthor/s: David Sheard For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC … Read more

Understanding spirituality: tuning in to the inner being

Murray Lloyd discusses a step-by-step approach to a view of dementia care through ‘spiritually enhanced active listening’, engaging fully with the person with dementia in the context of their spiritual needs and expressionsAuthor/s: Murray Lloyd For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if … Read more

Spirituality, religion and faith in dementia care

Despite the many definitions of ‘spirituality’, there is an increasingly united sense of its importance in dementia care. Malcolm Goldsmith reflects on what religious and spiritual ideas have to offer, and on relations between churches and people with dementiaAuthor/s: Malcolm Goldsmith For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The … Read more

Travelling in, travelling out: stories in late-stage dementia

Mike Reinstein offers a personal account of using storytelling techniques from dramatherapy with two women in the later stages of dementiaAuthor/s: Mike Reinstein For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.