Dementia Care Mapping: a look at its past, present and future

Dawn Brooker takes stock of Dementia Care Mapping – to what extent it has proven its success, and how it needs to be developed to continue its role in evaluating and improving person-centred careAuthor/s: Dawn Brooker For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available … Read more

A passport back to youth, strength and independence

Cornwall: Karen Daniel of the Queen’s Nursing Institute explains how Penny Smith’s hydrotherapy project, winner of the first Excellence in Dementia Care award, impressed the judges.Author/s: Karen Daniel For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

New partnerships

DASS Project: Nottingham: A DASS partnership conference is in the pipeline, says Jayne LingardAuthor/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.

The reality of daily life in the ‘city of peace’

Jerusalem, Israel: What happens to dementia services – and the people who use and run them – in a city ravaged by violence? Rakel Berenbaum reportsAuthor/s: Rakel Berenbaum For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Taking a step in the right direction

Dorset: Diane Beavis describes the first steps in setting up a Practice Development Unit with a mission: ‘To integrate teams within the elderly mental health service to provide excellent care for our clients’Author/s: Diane Beavis For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if … Read more

International meeting comes to Barcelona

Spain: Alzheimer’s Disease International will hold its annual conference in SpainAuthor/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.

How our Parliament plays for time

Simon Denegri reminds Parliament that sloth is one of the seven deadly sinsAuthor/s: Simon Denegri For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A Map to Show the Way

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

Intensive home-based dementia rehabilitation

Stephen Wey describes the work of the Leeds Community Treatment Team, which provides intensive home assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for people with dementia, with the aim of bridging the gap between hospital and community careAuthor/s: Stephen Wey For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is … Read more

Life story work sees the person beyond the dementia

Paul Batson, Kirsty Thorne and Jennifer Peak discuss a project to evaluate life story work, and how it helped care professionals and famaily carers as well as people with dementiaAuthor/s: Paul Batson, Kirsty Thorne, Jennifer Peak For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available … Read more