Every day matters: a cafe event

London: Jude Sweeting describes a one-day event in London which rekindled the past and enlivened the present.Author/s: Jude Sweeting For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Early onset dementia: developing strategies

West Midlands: Tony Elliott and Kate Read report on ‘A step in the right direction’, a conference on early onset dementia which took place earlier this year.Author/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.

No parking in the NHS?

‘Free’ nursing care has been promised. Simon Denegri asks whether the government has got the driveAuthor/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.

Person-centred development

By Neil Stamp, training development officer, Dementia VoiceAuthor/s: Neil Stamp For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Is it so much to ask?

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

Family carers talk about their perceptions of nursing homes

Susan Tester, Gill Hubbard and Murna Downs held six focus groups about perceptions of quality of life for frail older people during and after their transition to institutional care. Here we present a summary of the findings from these groups.Author/s: Susan Tester, Gill Hubbard, Murna Downs For the full article please see the PDF download … Read more

Transformations… from awakenings

Barnsley: Claire Craig describes how putting herself in the shoes – or the bed – of someone with dementia led to some dramatic changes on a continuing care ward, while John Killick relates his encounter with Claire’s work on the wardAuthor/s: Claire Craig, John Killick For the full article please see the PDF download linked … Read more

A growth area for dementia care

Scotland: Marian Pallister describes how one woman is transforming gardens to be enjoyed by people with dementia.Author/s: Marian Pallister For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Sugaring the pill-taking

Grangemouth, Stirlingshire: Mary Dixon describes a new initiative to improve compliance with taking medication which has proven highly successfulAuthor/s: Mary Dixon For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

DASS: what it’s all about

Calderdale: The Mental Health Foundation’s Dementia Advice and Support Services are taking shape, 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.