Dementias: New NICE guidelines recommend telling people about dementia research opportunities

Dementias: New NICE guidelines recommend telling people about dementia research opportunities All people with dementia should be provided with information on research studies they could participate in, according to new guidelines on best practice released by NICE. Professor John O’Brien, NIHR Specialty Lead for Dementia, was a member of the […]

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Dementia and people with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments

Dementia and people with learning disabilities: making reasonable adjustments This new report from Public Health England is on improving care for people with dementia and learning disabilities. It is the 17th in a series of reports looking at reasonable adjustments in a specific service area. The aim of these reports is […]

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Reflections on being involved in dementia research as a former carer. A blog by John Thurman

Reflections on being involved in dementia research as a former carer. A blog by John Thurman* During the day between attending a conference with members of the DEMCOM research team, and writing this blog, I visited my sister Catherine in her new care home. Her dementia is severe: she’s lost […]

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Older Persons Fellowship For Nurses and Allied Health Professionals NOW RECRUITING FOR 2018

Older Persons Fellowship For Nurses and Allied Health Professionals NOW RECRUITING FOR 2018 The application process for the Older Persons Fellowship, which is funded by HEE and delivered by King’s College London is currently open for the 2018 intake. This is a 12 month Fellowship, with students attending King’s College London […]

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What do Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs) offer people diagnosed with young onset dementia (YOD)? A blog by Dr Andrea Mayrhofer

What do Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs) offer people diagnosed with young onset dementia (YOD)? A blog by Dr Andrea Mayrhofer When people are diagnosed with dementia under the age of 65 the condition is referred to as Young Onset Dementia (YOD). In the UK, approximately 5% of people living with dementia (n=42,500) […]

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