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Launch of dementia campaign

A new six-week campaign to raise awareness of the early signs and symptoms of dementia was launched on 7 November 2011. The £2 million campaign featured TV, radio and print ads. Aimed at encouraging more people to seek an early … Read more → – Launch of dementia campaign

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Voicepiece: David Behan, Director General of Social Care

Join David for his next webchat on 12 January at 2pm.  Details will be published on his blog http://davidbehan.dh.gov.uk/ Social Care Engagement For nearly 12 weeks, we have been listening to the views of the care and support sector and … Read more → – Voicepiece: David Behan, Director General of Social Care

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Common core principles for supporting people with dementia

Skills for Care and Skills for Health have launched a new framework to provide training for carers of dementia sufferers. The core principles within the framework were developed alongside the Department of Health and are designed to build a workforce … Read more → – Common core principles for supporting people with dementia

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Mental Health: thinking big on dementia

A think tank exploring the potential impact of Big Society on dementia has concluded that the time is right to change the power dynamic between people living with dementia and the professionals who support them. Organised by the DH, in … Read more → – Mental Health: thinking big on dementia

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