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‘Making a Difference to Dementia’ nursing vision and strategy launched

The Department of Health has launched a new nursing vision and strategy for dementia care at the Healthcare Innovation Expo. It makes clear that every … Read more → – ‘Making a Difference to Dementia’ nursing vision and strategy launched

Live blog from Dementia Village at Healthcare Innovation Expo

On 13 March, the Department of Health will be running a live blog from the Dementia Village at Healthcare Innovation Expo. We will be adding … Read more → – Live blog from Dementia Village at Healthcare Innovation Expo

Department of Health to build ‘Dementia Village’ at Health Innovation Expo

The Department of Health (DH) is hosting a major dementia event at the Healthcare Innovation Expo at ExCeL London on 13 and 14 of March … Read more → – Department of Health to build ‘Dementia Village’ at Health Innovation Expo

Join Ministers to raise awareness and deliver change in dementia

Over the coming months Jeremy Hunt Secretary of State for Health and Norman Lamb, Minister for Care Services will be embarking on a regional tour, … Read more → – Join Ministers to raise awareness and deliver change in dementia

Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Friends information sessions

From today, people across England will be able to sign up for sessions to become a Dementia Friend. Just over 12,000 people have already registered … Read more → – Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Friends information sessions

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Capturing good times | Lee Stribling, dementiachallengers.com

Coming from a large family and being the oldest child, I was fortunate in that my mum was still healthy when my children were born, almost 30 years … Read more »Capturing good times | Lee Stribling, dementiachallengers.com

New trial funded to investigate could a high blood pressure drug slow Alzheimer’s? | DeNDRoN

At the end of 2012, the government announced that it was injecting £22 million into cutting-edge research into the cause, care and prevention of … Read more »New trial funded to investigate could a high blood pressure drug slow Alzheimer’s? | DeNDRoN

Help us define the NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia | NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes

We are launching a new NHS Innovation Challenge in partnership with Janssen Healthcare Innovation. For the first time we are working in partnership … Read more »Help us define the NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia | NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes

Record numbers of people with dementia in care homes | Alzheimer's Society

Eighty per cent of people living in care homes – more than ever thought before - have either dementia or severe memory problems according to a new … Read more »Record numbers of people with dementia in care homes | Alzheimer's Society

The Crisis We All Dread | Ming Ho

The call came at 11.00pm, as I walked home after a rare night out with friends. “Can you ring the police? They’re at your mum’s house...” Read more »The Crisis We All Dread | Ming Ho

New era of dementia research in UK places 'new treatments front and centre' | Alzheimers Research UK

The UK’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, will launch a new research strategy dedicated to driving forward treatment … Read more »New era of dementia research in UK places 'new treatments front and centre' | Alzheimers Research UK

New dementia training DVD launched for homecare workers | Alzheimer's Society

The new resource, Supporting people with dementia at home, has been developed by the charity’s training arm, with homecare specialists, to enable … Read more »New dementia training DVD launched for homecare workers | Alzheimer's Society