Older people

All the latest news from the Department of Health that relates to older people.

Spotting the signs of dementia

Dementia campaign

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 … Read more → – Spotting the signs of dementia

Caring for our future webchat responses

David Behan has provided responses to the questions raised in the 18 October webchat that he and Imelda didn’t manage to cover in the hour’s session. Some of these previously unanswered … Read more → – Caring for our future webchat responses

Reports published on investment levels in mental health services

The Department of Health has published the latest annual reports on the level of investment in mental health services. The National Survey of Investment in Adult Mental Health Services provides … Read more → – Reports published on investment levels in mental health services

The provision of memory services in England

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In his latest video blog, National Clinical Director for Dementia Professor Alistair Burns outlines the key findings from a report to find out how well the provision of memory services … Read more → – The provision of memory services in England

World Alzheimer Report 2011

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In his latest video blog, National Clinical Director for Dementia Professor Alistair Burns talks about the World Alzheimer Report 2011, and the key findings from the report.

Peter Hay – creating a more diverse and responsive care market

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Peter Hay, discussion leader for the Caring for our future exercise talks about creating a more diverse and responsive care market.

Webchat about Caring for our future

Daughter and mother

David Behan, Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships and Imelda Redmond, Chief Executive of Carers’ UK and discussion leader for Quality, will be answering your questions … Read more → – Webchat about Caring for our future