An Unmissable Event

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

Can a clinical audit improve communication?

Joe Herzberg, Richard Reynolds and Melanie King explain how a series of clinical audits was used as the basis for training staff on a continuing care ward about good communication with people with dementiaAuthor/s: Joe Herzberg, Richard Reynolds, Melanie King For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full … Read more

Video portraits: creating lasting records

Sitar Rose describes the work of the Portraits project, using video to capture individual records of people with dementiaAuthor/s: Sitar Rose For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Making person-centred care happen: a view from Holland

Sarah Zoutewelle-Morris describes a visit to St Jansgeleen, a care home in Holland where staff have been working hard to make person-centred care a realityAuthor/s: Sarah Zoutewelle-Morris For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

How to make the world wide web dementia-friendly

How can websites be designed to make them as easy as possible for people with dementia to use? As Nada Savitch explains, asking people with dementia is the only way to find outAuthor/s: Nada Savitch For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if … Read more

Watering the seeds of joy: promoting positive emotions

Marc Balint and Neil Ralph describe a study of the effects of group therapy directed at facilitating positive emotions on the well-being of people with dementia in a continuing care homeAuthor/s: Marc Balint, Neil Ralph For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if … Read more

The diagnosis of dementia: who wants to know?

Paul Elson describes a study which sought the views of older people who were consulting their doctors about memory difficulties, on whether they would like to be informed of a subsequent diagnosis of Alzheimer’s diseaseAuthor/s: Paul Elson For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is … Read more

Technology

Fiona Taylor reports on some positive applications of assistive technology in community settingsAuthor/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.

Kindling a response

Jim Ellis offers a personal approach to communicationAuthor/s: Jim Ellis For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Dementia Plus news

David Jolley explains the latest developments at the West Midlands Dementia Services Development CentreAuthor/s: David Jolley For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.