Monthly Archives: March 2017

The BBC RemArc service that is helping people with dementia

A BBC service providing resources for reminiscence, and designed specifically to help those with dementia, has received resounding support from its users with 73% of surveys respondents reporting it had helped them trigger long-term memories. The BBC RemArc service was launched in May 2016 with help from experts in dementia care from the Universities of […]

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  • 16 March 2017

Norfolk to pilot tailor-made dementia specialist Admiral nursing service

The introduction of a 2 year pilot project to bring dementia specialist nursing services to Norfolk has been made possible thanks to collaboration between the county’s Clinical Commissioning Groups and Dementia UK, the national charity which funds Admiral Nurses.   The service which will support families affected by dementia across the county has been welcomed by Former […]

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  • 13 March 2017

New dementia hub comes to Kendal

The South Lakes Dementia Hub – a service to help people worried about their memory, or residents diagnosed with dementia, their family and friends – will launch at Kendal Town Hall on Saturday 11 March from 9.30am -12pm. Dianne Smith, Penny Foulds and Suzanne Duckworth. South Lakes Dementia Hub. Photo courtesy of Cumbria Crack The aim […]

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  • 6 March 2017