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Free online course to help family carers and professionals understand more about dementia and its progression

A free, online course for family carers of people living with dementia, and health and social care professionals, has been launched by Newcastle University and FutureLearn. “Dementia Care: Living Well as Dementia Progresses” has been designed to help carers develop an understanding of the progression of dementia and the steps that they can be take to anticipate […]

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  • 28 March 2019

Bridgnorth provides goal-den opportunities with its dementia football group

A dementia football group near Bridgnorth is going from strength to strength, with members as old as 94 joining in and scoring goals. Rory Smith, writing for the Shropshire Star explains more…The dementia football group, which was established in 2017, is aimed at improving coordination, social skills, balance and mobility of people suffering from dementia. Organised by […]

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  • 12 March 2019

People of Warwickshire urged to have their say on dementia services

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is urging inhabitants to share their views on how dementia services in the county should be shaped in the future.WCC, in partnership with Better Health, Better Care, Better Value, is reviewing the 2016-19 Living Well with Dementia Strategy along with the services and support available to people with dementia, their carers […]

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  • 26 February 2019
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