Dementia

The Dementia Challenge first year report published

The Dementia Challenge report describes achievements in the 3 main areas of the challenge: driving improvements in health and care, creating dementia friendly communities and better research.

Ageing better by design, Design Council

Talks from two Design Forums looking at how design can respond to the needs of an ageing population.

Dementia challenge progress report published

A progress report has been published providing an update on the first 7 months of the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.

Talking Toolkit

BUPA has published a toolkit designed to help people living with dementia and their carers to maintain communication as the condition progresses.

Family Arts Recipe Book

Verd de gris, based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire has developed a book that offers ways to help with long term care and dementia.

Achieving high-quality care for people with complex needs

Age-related chronic conditions absorb the largest, and growing, share of health care budgets. To address this, strategies of care co-ordination are needed to promote more cost-effective care through streamlining services.

Short and Longer Term Effects of Musical Intervention in Severe Alzheimer's Disease

This study examined short and longer term effects of musical and cooking interventions on emotional wellbeing of severe Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients.

New Website for European Reminiscence Network project

Remembering Together: Reminiscence Training for people with dementia and their family carers” (RTRT) involved partners in 10 EU countries.

First Taste Resources

First Taste is a small arts educational charity that promotes arts educational and stimulative activities for frail older people in nursing and residential care homes and day care centres principally, but not exclusively, in the Derbyshire Dales.

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