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‘Thoughts about dementia’ (TAD) newsletter:
To read several recent examples of our email newsletter, ‘Thoughts About Dementia’, please see the listing below. If you’d like to subscribe to receive the free periodic emailed newsletters, please click here .  A compendium of the first 50 TAD Newsletters is available for purchase (click on the ‘Products’ tab for more details).
TADs: selected newsletters
TAD75: Communication Model –  Option 8: Validate
TAD74: Communication Model –  Option 7: Social response
TAD73: Communication Model –  Option 6: Lie
TAD72:  Communication Model – Option 5: Agree, play-along
TAD71:  Communication Model – Option 4: Distract
TAD70:  Communication Model – Option 3: Reminisce
TAD69:  Communication Model – Option 2:  Orient facts
TAD68:  Communication Model – Option 1: Gather-information
TAD67: Ten plus communication options model
TAD66: Adaptations made to dementia care homes in response to Covid-19
TAD65: Example of using The ACCORDION method: for resistance to shaving and brushing teeth
TAD64: Example of using The ACCORDION method: for a lady who resists baths and showers
TAD63: The ACCORDION method for solving dilemmas in dementia care: example of a person getting lost outside repeatedly
TAD62: Ideas for ‘table-top activities’ – in times of self-imposed isolation – like during this coronavirus outbreak
TAD59: Metaphores for cognitive change-attentional blackboards and memory
TAD58: Surprising things can happen when the police attend Alzheimer Cafés
TAD57: Different types of logic may become apparent in people with dementia
TAD52: Lighting-DARC_Dementia Awareness Reaching Communities
TAD49: Recognizing visuo-cognitive difficulties and fear behaviour in dementia care

TAD46: Accepting a diagnosis of dementia
TAD41: The purposes of staging models for dementia
TAD39: Mistaken identities-the phenomenon of Stage 2 Buddies
TAD38: Fluctuating abilities, facades and fear
TAD36: Re-surfacing traumas not leaving people alone with fears and tears
TAD25: Changes in time perception

CARPE DEM toolkit
CARPE DEM poster
CARPE DEM supporting documentation and translations

Designing care environments for persons with Alzheimer’s Dementia: visuoperceptual considerations (2008)
Comparing UK and Dutch Alzheimer Cafes against the new Quality Control Criteria (2008)

Yearly programme evaluation of 68 Dutch Alzheimer Cafés against the new European Quality Control Criteria (2007)
Dementia Caregiver Cafés: forum for ongoing education, support and innovation sharing (2007)

What do Dutch ‘Nursing Home Medicine’ doctors do? (2006)