Tagged: Dementia Awareness Week

Guidance published on “Difficult Conversations in Dementia”

A Ten Step Toolkit for Clinicians Involved in End of Life Discussions’ has been launched specifically for those dealing with dementia patients and their families. The book has been written to increase the skills and confidence of healthcare professionals involved … Read more → – Guidance published on “Difficult Conversations in Dementia”

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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 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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NICE social care quality standard on the care of people with dementia

NICE are advertising for professional and lay members for the expert group developing a social care quality standard on the care of people with dementia. The deadline for applications is 7 December and detailed information is available on the NICE … Read more → – NICE social care quality standard on the care of people with dementia

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Spotting the signs of dementia

A new campaign to raise awareness of the early signs and symptoms of dementia has being launched. Aimed at encouraging more people to seek an early diagnosis of dementia, the campaign targets the family and friends of people at risk of dementia … Read more → – Spotting the signs of dementia

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Raising dementia awareness

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Alistair Burns talks about Dementia awareness and some of the campaigns raising awareness of dementia, including Norrms McNamara’s film about why he set up Dementia Awareness Day (D.A.D), and the activities taking place around World Alzheimer’s Day and Dementia Awareness … Read more → – Raising dementia awareness

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