The Deep Thinkers Group

Ruth Burgess describes how a group for people with dementia, run by the Alzheimer’s Society North Tyneside branch, brought mutual support and fun for its members. The group had a wider influence too, on dementia awareness and services locally Author/s: Ruth Burgess For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right....

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A bright spark of an idea for creative expression

Victoria Moody describes the development, launch and future plans of ignition, a magazine for older people published by Essex County Council Author/s: Victoria Moody 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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Care managers’ views on assistive technology

Fiona Taylor reports on her research into care managers’ perspectives and experiences of using assistive technology to support people with dementia in their own homes Author/s: Fiona Taylor 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 long-term support group for people with dementia

Ann Marshall, Romola Bucks and Helen Mander report on the evaluation of a 24-week support group for people in the early stages of dementia Author/s: Ann Marshall, Romola Bucks, Helen Mander 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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ACE group launch

London borough of Ealing: July saw the launch of a service which is aimed specifically at supporting younger people with dementia Author/s: Neil Mapes 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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Restraint: Whose choice?

Whose risk? Whose decision? Should a person with dementia ever be strapped into their chair? Kathryn Lavery explores the issues Author/s: Kathryn Lavery 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 powerful voice and tireless advocate

Tributes to Mary Marshall OBE who recently retired from the Dementia Services Development Centre, Stirling Author/s: Faith Gibson 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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Help before diagnosis

Kensington and Chelsea: A guidance sheet helps people know what to do if they are concerned about someone who has memory problems Author/s: Cynthia Heymanson 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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Home entertainment

North Bedfordshire: A mobile library which takes activities into the homes of older people with dementia, has recently expanded to offer walks, aromatherapy hand massage and nail care Author/s: Cilla Kuzmanoz 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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Training with Heart

Editorial Comment Author/s: David Sheard 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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