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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

Making music available to everyone living with dementia

To promote the growing body of evidence that music can be a powerful tool to help people living with dementia, a national campaign has been launched to demonstrate the importance of music in dementia care.The campaign website  Music for Dementia 2020 is the first ever central information hub for advice. It provides evidence-based research and expertise […]

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  • 8 February 2019

Dementia experience tour bus returns to Wrexham in January and February

A virtual experience that aims to give participants an experience of what life is like for people living with dementia is visiting locations around Wrexham throughout January and February 2019.The tour bus provides a 2.5 hour sensory experience that gives participants a clearer understanding of what its like to live with dementia and the small […]

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  • 8 January 2019

BBC launches music website to help those living with dementia

The BBC has launched a new music website to help people living with dementia “reconnect with the music they have loved” and trigger happy memories. Research has highlighted the health benefits that music can play in helping people reminisce. Memories tend to be strongest from people’s teens and early twenties and reconnecting with music they associate […]

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  • 8 October 2018
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