The benefits of peer supervision

Tyneside: Gill Campbell and Elaine Coombes have developed a system of peer supervision with colleagues also working with people with early onset dementiaAuthor/s: Gill Campbell, Elaine Coombes For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

The challenge of gathering data

Early stage services: Jayne Lingard reports on the progress of the DASS scheme and looks at another pilot projectAuthor/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.

Bridging the gap

West Midlands: Tony Elliott and Kate Read describe a new drive in the West Midlands to encourage better provision for people with early onset dementiaAuthor/s: Tony Elliott, Kate Read For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Minstrels of modernity

Warwickshire: Technology and music are being used together to facilitate creative expression. Judith Perry explains howAuthor/s: Judith Perry For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Journey of Discovery

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

How to plan your own future dementia care

Peter Ashley has Lewy body dementia. Joanne Schofield is a clinical manager. Together they have a mission: to encourage others in Peter’s situation to make choices and plan for their future care. In this article they set out priniciples and practical issues, arguing for greater awareness among professionals.Author/s: Peter Ashley, Joanne Schofield For the full … Read more

Approaching the mystery

For all our advances in communication, the experience of dementia remains a fundamental mystery to us – though it is clearly part of the broader mystery of life itself, as John Killick suggests in this meditative pieceAuthor/s: John Killick For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC … Read more

Designing for dining: the secret of happier mealtimes

In the first of a new series on design for dementia, Margaret Calkins and Jennifer Brush describe how one woman’s unhappy mealtime experiences led to an appraisal of the whole dining room environmentAuthor/s: Margaret Calkins, Jennifer Brush For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is … Read more

How technology can help people feel safe at home

John Woolham and Brian Frisby describe the Safe at Home project, which used technology to help people with dementia to remain in their own homes in Northampton, and the results of a formal evaluation of the scheme.Author/s: John Woolham, Brian Frisby For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The … Read more

Holding a mirror up to the world

Popular fiction moves with the times and reflects changing attitudes to dementia and the caring role. Jill Manthorpe surveys the sceneAuthor/s: Jill Manthorpe For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.