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Kent plans its very first dementia-friendly Awards

Kent Dementia Action Alliance, consisting of Council members and colleagues in health, businesses and the voluntary sector, is working to make Kent a better place for people living with dementia. The aim is to make Kent more inclusive of people with dementia, reduce stigma and increase awareness and understanding of the condition. Kent’s Dementia Champions […]

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  • 15 August 2015

Liverpool Museums open up their successful dementia awareness training to families and friends

“Museums are experts at looking after memories,” says Carol Rogers, explaining the natural fit between National Museums Liverpool (NML) and its unique dementia awareness training programme, House of Memories. The programme, created in 2012, sees NML’s staff delivering an imaginative and accessible “whole community” dementia-awareness experience to health and social care professionals. Rogers, NML’s executive […]

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  • 13 August 2015

Dementia tips : Flood your home with light

If you were able to do only one thing to make life easier in your home for someone coping with dementia, the most effective change you could make would be to simply increase the amount of light available. Flooding your home with light- both natural and artificial -is an approach advocated strongly by Professor June […]

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  • 12 August 2015