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.

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.

One of our own kind: carer liaison at work

Joanne Schofield and Jack Buckley Mellor explain the value of having a carer available to offer support to other carers with relatives on a continuing care wardAuthor/s: Joanne Schofield, Jack Buckley Mellor For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Understanding the role and value of support groups

Marie Mills and Elizabeth Bartlett describe their experience over four years of setting up and running support groups for people with dementiaAuthor/s: Marie Mills, Elizabeth Bartlett For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the right. The full JDC archive is available if you subscribe.

Merevale match report

Aaron Bate describes a great day in the life of Merevale House (a home for younger people with dementia): a local derby between the Atherstone fire station football team, and staff and residents of Merevale, in aid of the Alzheimer’s SocietyAuthor/s: Aaron Bate For the full article please see the PDF download linked to the … Read more

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.