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Workshop - ‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’

Dec 07, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Alzheimer's Society is running a workshop entitled ‘Moving research into practice: Advanced dementia and end of life’ on Wednesday 23 January in London (Location tbc). The event will run from 10am to 3pm. The aim of the event is to bring together people affected by dementia, researchers, health and social care providers and policy makers to discuss solutions to improving the experiences of those living with advanced dementia or at end of life, including family carers. 

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Study on the timing of moving people with dementia into care homes is now recruiting

Nov 29, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

A new research study on different factors that contribute to the decision on when (if any) might be the best or “optimal time” for people with dementia to move into a care home is currently looking for professionals working with people with dementia in England to complete a short, online survey.

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Alzheimer's Society - Accelerator Programme - Funding New Ideas

Nov 26, 2018 by Adam Smith

Do you have an idea for a product or service that will improve the lives of people affected by dementia?

Engineers, designers, developers, innovators, entrepreneurs, or anyone with a good idea – Alzheimer's Society wants to hear from you. Your idea could be a simple product that makes an everyday task easier for a person living with dementia. You may have an innovative idea for a new service or way of working for care home staff.

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New resource: Managing Success in Dementia

Nov 22, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

People living with dementia will benefit from improved care following the launch of a new resource for healthcare providers and carers.

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Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy research study: Open and recruiting

Nov 20, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

The Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) research study is currently open and recruiting participants (people living with dementia and their carers).

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Interested in sustainability in health and social care?

Nov 14, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network, an online international network for people working in health and social care, is pleased to announce the creation of a new sub-group for members with an interest in sustainability in health and social care.  The new sub-group is initiated and facilitated by Dr Terry Kemple (Past President RCGP and current RCGP representative for sustainability, climate change and green issues).

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