Connecting during COVID-19
Vol 9 Issue 3 2020 Jul / Aug / Sep
Issue 3 Jul / Aug / Sep 2020

Connecting during COVID-19

Connecting during COVID-19

Inside this issue

Resources to create community, connection and conversation

Mar 27 2020 7 min read Resource
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The joy of bringing Outside In

Jul 24 2020 16 min read Feature Articles
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Stigma and style of care may explain underuse of respite

Jul 24 2020 17 min read Feature Articles
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Subscriber only content

Project updates and viewpoints

The art of connecting at home

The article focuses on Artful, an online creative learning resource aimed at people living with dementia and their support networks, including aged and health care staff, from Sydney, Australia’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Topics discussed include structure of the onsite Artful program, resulting key learnings from the program, and benefits of the program to combating social isolation and the lack of stimulating activities.

Personalising reminiscence, music

Moove & Groove LISTEN is a new program of curated and personalised audio-visual content designed to engage people with dementia through music and reminiscence. It also includes a Virtual Visitor Program, enabling users to connect with family and friends via video calls. Alison Harrington explains

Four Seasons in One Dementia Day

Julie Priest and Lisa Hort report on an ambitious 12-month community initiative in Port Macquarie, NSW, which celebrated the collective accomplishments of people living with dementia and engaged those who may not normally participate in community-focused activities

Research Focus

Partnering for discharge

The article summarizes research and key findings from The Dementia Discharge Pathway study aimed at improving hospital discharge processes for older people living with dementia. Topics discussed include key outcome of discharge planning, barriers and enablers that can influence the discharge process, and elements to support family inclusion in discharge planning included in the Partnering for Discharge communication package.

Plus the latest dementia research news, resources and events.

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