Clarissa Giebel reflects on a recent systematic review which investigates online support for family carers of people with dementia.[read the full story...]
When is the best time for a person with dementia to move to a care home?
There are more than 400,000 older people living in care homes in the United Kingdom (UK) and around 80% of those people are likely to have dementia (SCIE, 2020). Care homes can be funded by the local authority, the National Health Service (NHS) or privately: it is estimated that around 40% of residents in care [read the full story…]
Performing arts for dementia carers: feasibility and acceptability of a new multi-modal intervention
Alice Potter reviews a study of a new multi-modal performing arts intervention programme for carers of people with dementia, which suggests this approach is feasible and acceptable.[read the full story...]
What do dementia stakeholders think about Cognitive Stimulation Therapy?
A group of students from the UCL MSc in Mental Health Studies summarise a review on dementia stakeholders’ perceptions of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy.[read the full story...]
‘Chin up, love.’ Why are frail older adults not seeking help for anxiety or depression?
A group of students from the UCL MSc in Mental Health Studies summarise a qualitative study on supporting frail older adults with anxiety or depression.[read the full story...]
Voices of people living with dementia and their carers on the closure of support services during COVID-19
Caroline Green discusses a qualitative study which considers the effects of COVID-19 on social support services for people with dementia.[read the full story...]