Precious experiences beyond words

Rosemary Clarke describes how the Coma work course helped her to see that her task was not to try to reach her mother but to enable her mother herself to reach outAuthor/s: Rosemary Clarke For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you … Read more

Embracing Montessori methods in dementia care

Tom and Karen Brenner describe their experience of using Montessori activities with people with dementia – and with intergenerational groups involving young people tooAuthor/s: Tom Brenner, Karen Brenner For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Validation: exploring beyond the person we see

The Validation method can help us gain a fuller understanding of the experience of an older person with dementia, says Julia PitkinAuthor/s: Julia Pitkin For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

‘Live until you die’

Chicago, USA: Daniel Kuhn reports on the American Alzheimer’s Association national educarion conference, in which people with dementia played a prominent roleAuthor/s: Daniel Kuhn For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A successful supper club

Southampton: Lynda Reavell describes an opportunity to socialise which has proven popularAuthor/s: Lynda Reavell For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

The value of good information

London: Margot Lindsay provides an update on dementia care services in the London area, and the service offered by the London Centre for Dementia CareAuthor/s: Margot Lindsay For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

A SPECAL place to keep

Burford, Oxon: Penny Garner reports on how the SPECAL project for people with Alzheimer’s Disease now has a safer fotting for the futureAuthor/s: Penny Garner For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Harmony of Philosophy

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

Coma work: a new approach to withdrawn states

Anna Lidzey describes work developed in the fields of head injury and palliative care in the USA, which has profound relevance to care for all people in withdrawn states, such as the last stages of dementia.Author/s: Anna Lidzey For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive … Read more