Monthly Archives: September 2015

Museums provide unique stimulation and engagement for people with dementia

Museums hold a unique position in being able to help those living with dementia. Now more and more museums and galleries around the country are rising to the challenge of becoming dementia-friendly, and using their collections to develop innovative schemes to stimulate and engage.Reminiscence is a powerful tool, and museum collections can hold the key […]

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South Cumbria pilots new project offering dementia advice and support to families

Families in the South Lakes area facing the challenge of supporting someone with dementia will now be able to access a new service offering them help and advice.The service is being set up by local Community Interest Group, Dignity in Dementia, and is being supported by Cumbria Constabulary.​Writing for Cumbria Crack, Carl Fallowfield reports…A new […]

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Not all forms of dementia share the same symptoms of memory loss…

Mention the word “dementia” and people’s first association will almost certainly be “memory loss”. This may be broadly true for Alzheimer’s disease , but it is an association that can be very misleading when it comes to understanding the many, and other, varied causes of dementia.Dementia, in reality, encompasses a great range of symptoms. For many- […]

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