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Future secured for award winning creative sessions in Keswick

People living with dementia in Keswick and the surrounding areas can continue to enjoy weekly creative activities at a local theatre, thanks to a generous grant from The Hadfield Trust.Setting the Scene, a series of relaxed and informal weekly creative sessions, help people to share, create and connect. Part of a wider dementia programme facilitated […]

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  • 18 November 2015

Warning not to withdraw Alzheimer’s drug Donepezil prematurely

Researchers from University College London (UCL) have brought into question the current practice of withdrawing use of the commonly prescribed drug Donepezil in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease.In a recent trial following the progress of 295 people with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s, it was found that discontinuing use of the drug in the advanced […]

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  • 10 November 2015