Category Archives: Dementia

Article on communication published

The online version of my article, “Person-centred communication in dementia care: a qualitative study of the use of the SPECAL® method by care workers in the UK”, is now available in the Journal of Social Work Practice. The permalink is … Continue reading

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Tips for communication in dementia care

This podcast gives some tips on communication in dementia care and avoiding causing distress. I recorded it for staff working in the South Central Ambulance Service in England. At around 11 minutes long, it provides a very brief introduction to this huge … Continue reading

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Communication in dementia care

In January 2014 I completed an MSc dissertation on person-centred communication in dementia care. My motivation for choosing this topic was partly because I had seen a need for more research in this area which could inform practice, and partly … Continue reading

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