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Scheme launches to help people take part in dementia research

A new service that helps people to take part in dementia research studies has launched. Join Dementia Research aims to accelerate the pace of dementia … Read more → – Scheme launches to help people take part in dementia research

David Cameron announces Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020

On 21st February 2015 the Prime Minister launched the government’s five year vision for the future of dementia care, support and research, which follows on from … Read more → – David Cameron announces Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020

World Dementia Council welcomes new member living with dementia

The World Dementia Council has announced that it has appointed Hilary Doxford as a member. Hilary was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2012. … Read more → – World Dementia Council welcomes new member living with dementia

Department of Health work to develop a vision for the future of dementia policy in England

In early 2015, the Department of Health will publish its vision for the future of dementia policy in England. This follows on from the Prime … Read more → – Department of Health work to develop a vision for the future of dementia policy in England

Support people with dementia at Christmas, urge Public Health England and Alzheimer’s Society

Public Health England (PHE) and Alzheimer’s Society are calling on people to become Dementia Friends, as research reveals the risk of isolation for people with … Read more → – Support people with dementia at Christmas, urge Public Health England and Alzheimer’s Society

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21 Feb: Delicious/dhdementia

Prime Minister's challenge on dementia 2020 | GOV.UK

This document launches the next phase of the Prime Minister's challenge on dementia. Read more »Prime Minister's challenge on dementia 2020 | GOV.UK

16 Feb: Delicious/dhdementia

Alzheimer's £30m research collaboration begins | BBC news

A new network of £30m research centres is being launched to spearhead the search for an Alzheimer's cure. Read more »Alzheimer's £30m research collaboration begins | BBC news

11 Dec: Delicious/dhdementia

The Global Clinical Trials Fund | Alzheimer's Research UK Blog

Today marks one year since the G8 Dementia Summit. The last year has been a whirlwind of new investment and exciting initiatives, both from … Read more »The Global Clinical Trials Fund | Alzheimer's Research UK Blog

2 Dec: Delicious/dhdementia

Hen Power | Pippa Kelly

Through the simple activity of rearing and keeping hens, HenPower are transforming lives, including those touched with dementia. Read more »Hen Power | Pippa Kelly

1 Dec: Delicious/dhdementia

Dementia patients 'lack proper care' | BBC

Dementia sufferers are not getting the care they need because the condition is not recognised as a terminal illness, two leading charities have … Read more »Dementia patients 'lack proper care' | BBC

27 Oct: Delicious/dhdementia

Study aims to spot early dementia from eye exam | The Guardian

Researchers are investigating whether a simple eye test could be used to identify the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more »Study aims to spot early dementia from eye exam | The Guardian

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