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Launch of the Sheffield Dementia Information Pack

The School of Nursing and Midwifery and SISA at the University of Sheffield have published a Sheffield Dementia Information Pack. It offers guidance for those worried about their worsening memory who might not know what to do next, suggestions about … Read more → – Launch of the Sheffield Dementia Information Pack

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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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WRVS launch a new dementia care initiative

WRVS launched a pilot scheme on 7 November to support dementia care at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. WRVS volunteers will be trained to develop new skills to enable them to provide specialist personalised support to those living … Read more → – WRVS launch a new dementia care initiative

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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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World Alzheimer Report 2011

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Alistair talks about the World Alzheimer Report 2011. In the video Alistair mentions the following: 28 million of the 36 million people with dementia worldwide never receive a formal diagnosis the report outlines the benefits of an early diagnosis earlier diagnosis … Read more → – World Alzheimer Report 2011

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