Dementia Care

15th May 2019

A lonely future: 120,000 people with dementia living alone, set to double in the next 20 years

Six in ten people with dementia say they experience loneliness and isolation. Alzheimer’s Society’s #AskUsAnything launches Dementia Action Week 20-26 May, calling on people to start […]
3rd May 2019

BBC Radio 6 presenter Lauren Laverne appointed ambassador for Music for Dementia 2020 campaign

● Leading UK music and dementia campaign Music for Dementia 2020 announces partnership with broadcaster ● New campaign aims to make music accessible to everyone in […]
29th April 2019

Creative Conversations

Research Summary: Enhancing communication between dementia care staff and their residents: an arts-inspired intervention What is ‘Creative Conversations’? Creative Conversations explored whether the arts could be […]
25th April 2019

Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day returns on 13 June 2019

Calling all baking pros, impatient icers, first-timers and late night whiskers – dust off your baking bowls and whip out your whisks because Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake […]
6th April 2019

First West Berkshire DAA event an overwhelming success

Pictured above, West Berkshire DAA event team: Greg Walsh, Chairman far left, Sue Butterworth, 2nd from right Seventy pledges made to improve the experiences of those […]
13th March 2019

A million pound effort to tackle Lewy body dementia

The Lewy Body Society, a charity dedicated to tackling the second most common form of dementia, has announced the latest recipients of its grants programme. The […]
11th March 2019

Altro innovation creates a ‘home for life’ in new £10 million dementia-friendly care home

A package of Altro products has been fitted in a new £10m dementia-friendly ‘super’ care home in Scotland, helping to create the ultimate environment of comfort […]
13th February 2019

Alzheimer’s Society and Sport England launch first Dementia-Friendly Sport and Physical Activity Guide

Alzheimer’s Society and Sport England have joined forces to call on the sport and physical activity sector to commit to becoming dementia friendly and reduce the […]
17th January 2019

Game-changing investment in people affected by dementia

A ground-breaking investment of £2.5 million has been announced by the Life Changes Trust to create a School of Leadership in Dementia and a National Forum […]