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PM meets with dementia friendly communities champion group

Prime Minister David Cameron has met with the dementia friendly communities champion group in London. The group is one of three champion groups set up as part of the dementia challenge to explore how to deliver its key aims of … Read more → – PM meets with dementia friendly communities champion group

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Dementia Adventure: How nature and adventure can enrich the lives of people with dementia

Dementia Adventure is an award winning social enterprise which provides holidays and a variety of nature based adventures for people living with dementia . This can include sailing breaks, holidays abroad, or days out walking. Costs of adventures are kept … Read more → – Dementia Adventure: How nature and adventure can enrich the lives of people with dementia

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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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Life Story Network – Your Story Matters

Your Story Matters is a national training project developed by the The Life Story Network C.I.C and funded by the Department of Health to support the delivery of new ways of working to realise dementia friendly communities with well trained … Read more → – Life Story Network – Your Story Matters

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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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National initiatives

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In this blog Alistair talks about the many national initiatives being run to do with dementia.

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