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Posted: July 15, 2014

Mary’s Little Worlds

With the case study presented in this article we explore how people with dementia experience and use their environment to expand our understanding of how architectural environments can improve their well-being. We focus on how relationships between people and spaces change for people with dementia. Iris Van Steenwinkel, Chantal Van Audenhove and Ann Heylighen, Mary’s… Read more »

Posted: June 8, 2014

Benefits and Challenges of Participating in a Social Recreation Group…

Elaine Moody

This qualitative study explored the impact of a community-based social recreation group for people with early dementia, focusing on experiences and perceptions of the participants themselves. Phinney A and Moody E (2011). Leisure Connections: Benefits and Challenges of Participating in a Social Recreation Group for People With Early Dementia. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 35(2). pp…. Read more »

Posted: June 5, 2014

Baker Rehab – Sue Paul, Dementia Queen

Sue Paul

Sue Paul discuses her work with alzheimer and dementia patients. She explains how she became known as the Dementia Queen (click on the image to view on Vimeo).

Posted: June 3, 2014

‘Live Well in Later Life’

Glenda Watt

‘Live Well in Later Life’, Edinburgh’s Joint Commissioning Plan for Older People 2012-2022 covers care and support services to older people over 65 years of age, which are delivered by the following partners: City of Edinburgh Council NHS Lothian voluntary sector providers independent sector providers The plan outlines the partnership’s vision for the next ten… Read more »

Posted: May 29, 2014

Better outcomes for people affected by dementia

Julie Christie

East Dunbartonshire is an area in Scotland where citizens generally enjoy a very good quality of life, with relatively low levels of unemployment and material deprivation. One of the most significant social challenges facing East Dunbartonshire, however, is its ageing population. Julie Christie wrote The East Dunbartonshire Advisory Clinic Model: Better outcomes for people affected… Read more »