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One million ‘Dementia Friends’ will help make life better for people with dementia

The Dementia Friends scheme, launched today by Prime Minister David Cameron, is the country’s biggest ever project to change the way people think about dementia. Under the scheme, which is led by the Alzheimer’s Society, people will be given free … Read more → – One million ‘Dementia Friends’ will help make life better for people with dementia

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Government announces next steps on Dementia Challenge

Alongside the publication of the Dementia Challenge progress report, and the launch of the Dementia Friends programme, the government has announced a number of measures as part of the next phase of the Dementia Challenge. These include: £9.6 million for … Read more → – Government announces next steps on Dementia Challenge

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Dementia challenge progress report published

A progress report published today gives an update on the first 7 months of the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge. The report, ‘Delivering major improvements in dementia care and research by 2015: A report of progress’, outlines the aims, achievements and … Read more → – Dementia challenge progress report published

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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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Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia – improvements to health and care

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In this blog Alistair talks about one strand of the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. Key points The challenge covers three main areas: driving improvements in health and care creating dementia friendly communities improvements in research In driving improvements in health and … Read more → – Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia – improvements to health and care

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Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia

The Prime Minister has launched a new challenge on dementia. This will be taking forward the aims of the National Dementia Strategy, but at a faster pace and including a range of new initiatives and commitments.

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