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Finally, a dementia support guide worth every penny…

​ DEMENTIA : THE ONE-STOP GUIDEPractical advice for families, professionals, and people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s diseaseby Professor June Andrews Professor June Andrews has a well earned reputation for her work in the fields of social care and dementia. As Director of the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) based at the University of Stirling, […]

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  • 9 July 2015

Cambridgeshire MP supports local demands for specialist dementia nurses

Steve Barclay, MP for North East Cambridgeshire has lent his support to calls for the introduction of Admiral nurses in his Fenland constituency.Admiral Nurses, named in memory of “Admiral Joe” Levy who suffered form vascular dementia, are specialists in dementia care who can play a valuable role in supporting families affected by dementia by helping […]

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  • 18 June 2015

Cash grants in Suffolk to help communities become dementia-friendly

Up to £5,000 is being offered to groups in Suffolk who want to make their communities dementia-friendly. The Alzheimer’s Society-created programme aims to improve inclusion and the quality of life for people living with dementia. This includes establishing dementia-friendly communities in which people with dementia feel confident knowing they can contribute and participate in meaningful […]

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  • 29 May 2015
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