Dementia Care

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 […]
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 […]
15th November 2018

Inspired into care

Here, Tony Grundy talks about the personal experience that inspired him to work in the care sector. Since leaving school many years ago my chosen career […]
5th November 2018

Why training and support is essential in creating a happy workforce

Commander Brian Boxall-Hunt, CEO for specialist maritime charity, The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, explores how the recruitment and retention of staff is key to the running […]
9th September 2018

31 year old with dementia weds childhood sweetheart

Daniel Bradbury, from Nottingham, was diagnosed with dementia last year aged just 30. Daniel has a rare genetic form of Alzheimer’s inherited from his father who […]