Care homes newsletter, issue 2, April 2010

Through monthly newsletters, the National Dementia Strategy (NDS) Implementation Team is sharing ideas on how the strategy can be implemented, examples of how different homes have implemented the strategy, and resources to support care homes in their own implementation.

Issue 2, April 2010 focuses on the quality of life for people with dementia living in a care home. It contains the following articles:

  • Quality of life in the East End of London a feature on Silk Court Care Home, Bethnal Green.
  • Can you put my bricks straight?: One organisation’s approach to promoting quality of life by Victoria A. Metcalfe is Dementia Specialist and Lifestyle Manager, Anchor.
  • Quality of life: the My Home Life vision by Julienne Meyer, Executive Director: My Home Life Programme and Professor of Nursing: Care for Older People, City University London.