A home for life? Extra care sheltered housing and people with dementia

Robin Means, Simon Evans, Tina Fear and Sarah Vallelly report on the findings from a three-year study of extra care sheltered housing residents with dementiaAuthor/s: Robin Means, Simon Evans, Tina Fear, Sarah Vallelly For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Pockets of time

The fourth in the series of occasional articles by Claire Craig focuses on ways to create striking visual effectsAuthor/s: Claire Craig For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

What a difference three hours can make

Val Bunn and Caroline Baker describe a home-based respite service that carers say has made an enormous difference to their lives, and the lives of those they care forAuthor/s: Val Bunn, Caroline Baker For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A positive approach for carers

Kim Cowley, co-ordinator of a Positive Caring course for carers, describes how the project has developedAuthor/s: Kim Cowley For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Young onset survey: UK services update

Sarah Sharp and Colin Cosgrove provide an update on services for younger people with dementia in the UKAuthor/s: Sarah Sharp, Colin Cosgrove For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Arts and younger people with dementia

Christina Rowland-Jones and Lynne McDonald tell how a voluntary group, mental health professionals and experienced artists have worked together to develop a lively community arts project for younger people with dementiaAuthor/s: Christina Rowland-Jones, Lynne McDonald For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if … Read more

For Better of for Worse

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

A comparative evaluation: two models of memory service

Alison Timlin, Grant Gibson, Stephen Curran and John Wattis compare the workings of a community focused nurse-led memory clinic with a hospital-based memory clinicAuthor/s: Alison Timlin, Grant Gibson, Stephen Curran, John Wattis For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Developing needs-led services for younger people

Lynne Mather explains how listening and responding to the needs expressed by younger people with dementia and their families has been the inspiration for a range of services in Victoria, AustraliaAuthor/s: Lynne Mather For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Gay and lesbian issues: learning on the (research) job

The needs of gay and lesbian people are gradually being recognised within dementia care, but the journey to understanding has been slow. Carole Archibald describes her own learning over time in this areaAuthor/s: Carole Archibald For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if … Read more