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Helpline Admiral Nurse Helen Green recommended ‘The Little Girl in the Radiator’ by Martin Slevin,.

DEMENTIA UK RECOMMENDS BOOKS TO BREAK DOWN DEMENTIA STIGMA

In honour of World Book Day, Dementia UK has provided its list of book recommendations to improve care and understanding for people diagnosed with the life-limiting condition.     ...
Hallmark Care Homes has joined forces with Musica, a music and health social enterprise which helps to integrate music into the daily care of people living with dementia.

HALLMARK CARE HOMES PARTNERS WITH MUSICA

Hallmark Care Homes has joined forces with Musica, a music and health social enterprise which helps to integrate music into the daily care of people living with dementia. From March onwards,...
Football Heading Ban Welcomed

EXPERT IN DEMENTIA RESEARCH WELCOMES NEW FOOTBALL GUIDELINES

Dr Michael Grey, who leads a project to monitor ex-footballers for early signs of dementia, has welcomed new guidelines that ban children from heading footballs during training. New guidance,...
Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this winter period.

COMMUNITIES URGED TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA THIS WINTER

Dementia UK is calling for people to look out for people with dementia and their families, after experiencing a significant increase in calls to its Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline during this...
UEA Research Dementia in Footballers

EX-FOOTBALLERS TO BE MONITORED FOR EARLY SIGNS OF DEMENTIA

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are crowdfunding a new project to test former professional football players for early signs of dementia. Recent research from the University of...
The appointment of Rachel Thompson, hosted by Dementia UK and funded by the Lewy Body Society, will see her working exclusively on Lewy body dementia for the next two years.

NEW NURSING ROLE CREATED FOR LEWY BODY DEMENTIA

Dementia specialist support provider Dementia UK and Lewy Body Society, a charity which funds research and raises awareness of this dementia subtype, have jointly announced the appointment of the...
Tim Karen and Martin at the Princess Royal Training Awards.

HOME INSTEAD RECEIVES ROYAL RECOGNITION

A home care company is celebrating after being commended with a Princess Royal Training Award for its workplace learning at a ceremony held at St James’s Palace in London. Presented by HRH...
L-R Nicole Antoine Basil Herr Esraa Akar Bryan McMorrine and companion dog Isaac McMorrine

HOMECARE PROVIDER AWARDED PRIDE IN CARE QUALITY STANDARD

Homecare provider Right at Home Central London is the first organisation in the UK to achieve the Pride in Care quality standard. An initiative of Opening Doors London (ODL), a London-based...
Credit: National Institute on Aging

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY CRITICAL WINDOW FOR TREATMENT OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Neuroscientists at the University of Southampton have made a breakthrough in understanding how Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain, discovering a significant period of time where...
Rosie Camara and Jayne Stevenson both work in the Memory Care Neighbourhood at Sunrise of Eastbourne and wanted to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Society due to their passion for dementia care.

CARERS’ GREAT WALL OF CHINA TREK RAISES £110K

Two carers from Sunrise of Eastbourne have completed a 72-mile trek along the Great Wall of China to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Society. Rosie Camara and Jayne Stevenson both work in the...

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