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Alzheimer’s Society services for younger people with dementia

The Alzheimer’s Society runs many services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland especially for younger people with dementia. Read more → – Alzheimer’s Society services for younger people with dementia

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YoungDementia UK

YoungDementia UK is a good example of a specialist service for younger people with dementia. Read more → – YoungDementia UK

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Meri Yaadain (My Memories) Team, Bradford

The Meri Yaadain (My Memories) service aims to raise awareness of dementia amongst South Asian older people and their families and enable better coping strategies. Read more → – Meri Yaadain (My Memories) Team, Bradford

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Mental health and well being of black and minority ethnic elders

The National Mental Health Development Unit ran a one year national project that aimed to promote the mental health and well being of black and minority (BME) ethnic elders and to improve access to mental health services. Read more → – Mental health and well being of black and minority ethnic elders

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Guidance on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support of people with learning disabilities who develop dementia

The main purpose of the report is to enable those working in clinical and social care services to improve the quality of life of people with learning disabilities who develop dementia, by providing guidance to inform assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support. Read more → – Guidance on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support of people with learning disabilities who develop dementia

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Strengthening the involvement of people with dementia toolkit

This toolkit produced by the Care Services Improvement Partnership in 2008 augments the section ‘Involving service users and their carers’ in ‘Everybody’s Business – a service development guide’ (DH 2005). Read more → – Strengthening the involvement of people with dementia toolkit

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Developing forums for people with dementia

This report, published in 2007 by the Dementia Services Development Centre Wales, University of Wales, provides an evaluation of the Alzheimer’s Society project developing forums for people with dementia by the Dementia Services Development Centre for Wales. Read more → – Developing forums for people with dementia

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Listen to Us: Involving people with dementia in planning and developing services

This guide was produced in 2005 by Dementia North and Northumbria University as part of a Department of Health funded development project to explore how people with dementia can be involved in service planning and development. Read more → – Listen to Us: Involving people with dementia in planning and developing services

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