Supporting Asian elders with dementia.

Dr Nazia Azam describes an innovative project based in Bradford that is helping to raise awareness of dementia and supporting families in south Asian communities in west Yorkshire. Author/s: Dr Nazia Azam, Nazia Azam For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you … Read more

Transformation in Scotland.

Jan Killeen reports on the launch of the Scottish Government’s Dementia Strategy. Author/s: Jan Killeen For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Musical Connections

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

Bringing dementia out of the shadows for BME elders

Jan Kendall and Irene Kohler report on the Ethnic Minority Advocacy Project and share good practice guidelines for making services more accessible to BME communities.Author/s: Jan Kendall, Irene Kohler For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Dying with dignity: improving end-of-life care in residential homes.

Rosemary Hurtley draws on her personal experience to highlight best practice in end-of-life care for people with dementia living in care homes. Author/s: Rosemary Hurtley For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A deeper look at emotion in dementia

In the fifth of this series on the brain and dementia care, Elizabeth Milwain looks at the way the brain processes emotional responses and assesses the impact of dementia. Author/s: Elizabeth Milwain For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

‘A whole month of pleasure’ – making music on the South Downs.

Freya Wynn-Jones, Kathy Fordham and Vicky Hill celebrate an innovative project for people with dementia and their carers at Glyndebourne Opera House. Author/s: Freya Wynn-Jones, Kathy Fordham, Vicky Hill For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Recognising the needs of children of younger people with dementia.

While research has explored the impact of caring on younger people, little is known about the impact on children of having a parent with dementia. Emma Svanberg summarises the process children go through in order to adapt to dementia in a parent, and suggests ways in which services can take their experiences into account.Author/s: Emma … Read more

‘New beginnings’: towards distributed responsibility in memory services.

Sean Page, Kevin Hope and Chris Maj describe the second phase of the New Beginnings project in the Ashton, Wigan and Leigh Memory Assessment Service.Author/s: Sean Page, Kevin Hope, Chris Maj For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.