Training to promote person-centred care

Care-givers have so much power over the wellbeing of people with dementia, that it is vital they are equipped with the necessary skills, understanding and insight, writes Buz Loveday. She explains the kind of training staff need to develop these qualities. Author/s: Buz Loveday For the full article please see the PDF download linked to...

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Protecting staff and clients

The new regulatory council for social care will not only help to protect vulnerable clients but also raise standards and status of staff, writes Dick Clough. Author/s: Dick Clough For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Plans that hold coded clues

Much has been discovered in the last few years about the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease. Nigel Tunstall explains what is currently known, and describes a large scale study to expand on this knowledge. Author/s: Nigel Tunstall For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available...

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Worth a lot more than stifled titters

Amanda Hepburn is fed up with the lack of respect shown to care workers by people who have no inkling of the complex skills the role demands. Author/s: Amanda Hepburn For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Sharing know-how and experience

Heli Virtanen of STAKES, Finland, describes how a network of dementia care practitioners was set up. Author/s: Heli Virtanen For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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A model for coordinating community care

Jackie Tuppen describes how community care, with the care programme approach, was successfully implemented in Thanet. Author/s: Jackie Tuppen For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Stunning impact to “kick-start” interaction

Francesca Smith & Anne Halliday on sensory stimulation groups. Author/s: Francesca Smith, Anne Halliday For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Rediscovering the pleasure of bathing

Angela Proudlock on the process of transforming a bathroom. Author/s: Angela Proudlock For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Using the arts to cross boundaries

Staff training from an unusual and creative source. Author/s: rg/admin/jdcarticles-amend.pl For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe....

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Practice Needs Theory

Editorial Comment Author/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....

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