Dementia Care

12th July 2019

Dementia Carers Count launch one-day courses to support family carers 

New charity Dementia Carers Count has launched a new range of one-day courses for family carers in addition to their three-day residential course programme. The new […]
28th June 2019

NICE states that people with dementia should be offered activities to promote wellbeing

NICE Quality Standard outlines that people with dementia should be offered activities that can help promote wellbeing – Alzheimer’s Society comments… A new recommendation, as part […]
28th June 2019

“Let us remove the obstacles in the way of doing the right thing”

“Let us remove the obstacles in the way of doing the right thing”, Greg Walsh, Chairman, West Berkshire DAA Report on West Berkshire DAA’s successful ‘Understand […]
5th June 2019

On two wheels for the Alzheimer’s Society

Pedal power rules – Medequip’s Matt Ward and David Whitaker have successfully completed the challenging Vélo Birmingham & Midlands road bike sportive, crossing the finish line […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]