e-learning on dementia

e-learning for Healthcare has developed an e-learning package to train health and social care staff in recognising, assessing and managing dementia and providing high quality dementia care. There are 10 sessions covering a wide range of issues relevant to dementia, … Read more → – e-learning on dementia

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Alistair Burns talks to Clive Ballard about dementia research

In this audio clip, recorded on 8 June with Big Ben striking in the background, Alistair Burns speaks to Clive Ballard, Director of Research at the Alzheimer’s Society, about the current focus on dementia research. Find out about the dementia challenge.  listen to … Read more → – Alistair Burns talks to Clive Ballard about dementia research

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Karim Saad talks about work on dementia in the West Midlands

In this audio clip, Alistair Burns talks to Dr Karim Saad, Dementia Lead in the West Midlands, about work on dementia in the region. The interview was recorded on 31 May at a meeting in the West Midlands about dementia care in … Read more → – Karim Saad talks about work on dementia in the West Midlands

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Richard Gleave talks about the increasing interest in dementia

In this audio clip, Director of Programmes and Patient Experience at NHS South of England, Richard Gleave, talks to Alistair Burns about the NHS South of England dementia challenge meeting on 29 May and the increasing interest in dementia as an … Read more → – Richard Gleave talks about the increasing interest in dementia

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Alistair Burns talks to Nigel Watson about good dementia care

Alistair Burns caught up with Dr Nigel Watson, a GP, at the NHS South of England Dementia Challenge Conference on 29 May. Listen to the audio clip where they talk about the key elements of good dementia care. Find out … Read more → – Alistair Burns talks to Nigel Watson about good dementia care

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PM meets with dementia friendly communities champion group

Prime Minister David Cameron has met with the dementia friendly communities champion group in London. The group is one of three champion groups set up as part of the dementia challenge to explore how to deliver its key aims of … Read more → – PM meets with dementia friendly communities champion group

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Alistair Burns interviews Pat Jones-Greenhalgh at Dementia Awareness Week tea dance

Alistair Burns chatted to Pat Jones-Greenhalgh, Executive Director of Adult Social Services in Bury, at a tea dance on 23 May. In the audio clip, Pat talks about raising awareness of dementia and what is happening in Bury during Dementia … Read more → – Alistair Burns interviews Pat Jones-Greenhalgh at Dementia Awareness Week tea dance

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Antipsychotic drugs in dementia: a best practice guide

This guide (Antipsychotic drugs in dementia: a best practice) has been written by Deborah Sturdy, independent nurse consultant; Hazel Heath, independent nurse consultant for older people; Professor Clive Ballard, director of research at the Alzheimer’s Society; Professor Alistair Burns, national clinical … Read more → – Antipsychotic drugs in dementia: a best practice guide

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Alistair and Professor Rossor talk about dementia research

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In this blog Alistair talks to Professor Martin Rossor from Dementias and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN) about dementia research.    

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The PM challenge on dementia – creating dementia friendly communities, and improving dementia research

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In this third blog about the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia, Alistair talks about creating dementia friendly communities, and improving dementia research. Summary There are four key parts to creating dementia friendly communities: up to 20 cities, towns and villages have … Read more → – The PM challenge on dementia – creating dementia friendly communities, and improving dementia research

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