Cover story: A different type of dementia
Victorian welfare organisation Wintringham provides residential and community care for older homeless people or those at risk of homelessness. Many clients have alcohol-related dementia and complex social, mental and health care needs. Helen Small explains how Wintringham’s non-conventional approach provides dignified support for people who are living differently with dementia
Also in this issue
See what matters
Nicki Ewing and Joan Murphy explain why Talking Mats is a valuable resource for people with dementia. Read the article for FREE online. Click here!
Tailored to fit
Richard Fleming describes a care training approach featuring Tailored Training Packages for aged care organisations. Read the article for FREE online. Click here!
Dying well with an intellectual disability
Kathryn Service, Karen Watchman and colleagues examine the challenges to dementia practice presented by intellectual disability
Dementia-friendly public spaces
Guy Luscombe and Carmel Boyce introduce a free guide for making streets and neighbourhoods more age- and dementia-friendly
Making sense of the senses
Architect Anthony Clarke explains Sound Field, an interactive experiment exploring the role of sound in the experience of people living with dementia
The Butterfly effect
Louise DeWolf reports on the transformation at Barunga Village, Australia’s first accredited provider of The Butterfly Household Model of Care
Creating a bridge
Jason Burton interviews Michael Verde, founder and President of Memory Bridge, a foundation promoting communication with and memory preservation for people with dementia
Landmark dementia report
Belinda Goodenough reviews The Lancet Commission’s new report on dementia prevention, intervention and care
Making It Together
Gail Kenning reports on the findings from the Making It Together design pilot study involving people with advanced dementia
Global network tackles prevention
Australia’s Professor Kaarin Anstey introduces the International Research Network on Dementia Prevention
Plus the latest dementia research news, resources and events!