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Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Friends information sessions

From today, people across England will be able to sign up for sessions to become a Dementia Friend. Just over 12,000 people have already registered … Read more → – Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Friends information sessions

Alzheimer’s Society publishes data on dementia diagnosis rates

The Alzheimer’s Society has released new data on the rates of dementia diagnosis in the UK. It shows wide variation between areas with, for example, … Read more → – Alzheimer’s Society publishes data on dementia diagnosis rates

Video: Angela Rippon on the progress of the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group

In this video Angela Rippon Co Chair of the Dementia Friendly Communities champion group and Broadcaster gives us an update about: The progress the dementia … Read more → – Video: Angela Rippon on the progress of the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group

Funding made available for dementia research projects

Twenty one pioneering research projects to boost dementia diagnosis rates and trial ground breaking treatments have been selected to receive a share of £22million of … Read more → – Funding made available for dementia research projects

Video: Auditing the prescribing of antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia

In this video Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia talks about the Report of the National Dementia and Antipyschotic Prescribing Audit carried out by … Read more → – Video: Auditing the prescribing of antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia

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The Crisis We All Dread | Ming Ho

The call came at 11.00pm, as I walked home after a rare night out with friends. “Can you ring the police? They’re at your mum’s house...” Read more »The Crisis We All Dread | Ming Ho

New era of dementia research in UK places 'new treatments front and centre' | Alzheimers Research UK

The UK’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, will launch a new research strategy dedicated to driving forward treatment … Read more »New era of dementia research in UK places 'new treatments front and centre' | Alzheimers Research UK

New dementia training DVD launched for homecare workers | Alzheimer's Society

The new resource, Supporting people with dementia at home, has been developed by the charity’s training arm, with homecare specialists, to enable … Read more »New dementia training DVD launched for homecare workers | Alzheimer's Society

In the shoes of Suzy Webster | Expert by experience and dementia trainer, Whose Shoes blog

Suzy Webster talks about her grandmother’s journey with dementia and the improvements in understanding and attitudes she has witnessed over the … Read more »In the shoes of Suzy Webster | Expert by experience and dementia trainer, Whose Shoes blog

My mother and dementia | Michael Parkinson, Gransnet

My mother was a remarkable woman and I have incredibly fond memories of her. I also remember what it was like for her to live with dementia. She … Read more »My mother and dementia | Michael Parkinson, Gransnet

Dotty Had Dementia Friends, and They Are Wonderful People | Alzheimer's Reading Room

I am a believer in the Dementia Friends movement. It will change the way persons with dementia are viewed, and it will destroy the stigma attached to … Read more »Dotty Had Dementia Friends, and They Are Wonderful People | Alzheimer's Reading Room

Dementia in the South West | itv.com

Dementia affects one in 25 people over 65, but tonight there's new help on offer for people who suffer from the disease. The Government unveiled … Read more »Dementia in the South West | itv.com