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NICE publishes dementia quality standard and commissioning guide

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a quality standard on the care of people with dementia. It has also published … Read more → – NICE publishes dementia quality standard and commissioning guide

‘Making a Difference to Dementia’ nursing vision and strategy launched

The Department of Health has launched a new nursing vision and strategy for dementia care at the Healthcare Innovation Expo. It makes clear that every … Read more → – ‘Making a Difference to Dementia’ nursing vision and strategy launched

Live blog from Dementia Village at Healthcare Innovation Expo

On 13 March, the Department of Health will be running a live blog from the Dementia Village at Healthcare Innovation Expo. We will be adding … Read more → – Live blog from Dementia Village at Healthcare Innovation Expo

Department of Health to build ‘Dementia Village’ at Health Innovation Expo

The Department of Health (DH) is hosting a major dementia event at the Healthcare Innovation Expo at ExCeL London on 13 and 14 of March … Read more → – Department of Health to build ‘Dementia Village’ at Health Innovation Expo

Join Ministers to raise awareness and deliver change in dementia

Over the coming months Jeremy Hunt Secretary of State for Health and Norman Lamb, Minister for Care Services will be embarking on a regional tour, … Read more → – Join Ministers to raise awareness and deliver change in dementia

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Police use GPS trackers to find people with dementia | BBC News

Sussex Police has become the first force in Britain to pay for GPS tracking to help people with dementia. The device aims to help find those with … Read more »Police use GPS trackers to find people with dementia | BBC News

Majority of people living alone with dementia feel lonely | Alzheimer’s Society

Nearly two thirds (62 per cent) of more than 250,000 people with dementia who live on their own are lonely, according to Alzheimer’s Society’s … Read more »Majority of people living alone with dementia feel lonely | Alzheimer’s Society

Call for blogs and memory writers | Sporting Memories Network

Bloggers - we need you! Do you write a regular blog which looks back at the history of your club or sport? Have you written a one off piece on sport … Read more »Call for blogs and memory writers | Sporting Memories Network

Capturing good times | Lee Stribling, dementiachallengers.com

Coming from a large family and being the oldest child, I was fortunate in that my mum was still healthy when my children were born, almost 30 years … Read more »Capturing good times | Lee Stribling, dementiachallengers.com

New trial funded to investigate could a high blood pressure drug slow Alzheimer’s? | DeNDRoN

At the end of 2012, the government announced that it was injecting £22 million into cutting-edge research into the cause, care and prevention of … Read more »New trial funded to investigate could a high blood pressure drug slow Alzheimer’s? | DeNDRoN

Help us define the NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia | NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes

We are launching a new NHS Innovation Challenge in partnership with Janssen Healthcare Innovation. For the first time we are working in partnership … Read more »Help us define the NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia | NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes

Record numbers of people with dementia in care homes | Alzheimer's Society

Eighty per cent of people living in care homes – more than ever thought before - have either dementia or severe memory problems according to a new … Read more »Record numbers of people with dementia in care homes | Alzheimer's Society