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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

Using a tablet computer to ease agitation in dementia patients

The use of tablet computers has been found by researchers in the US to be a safe and highly effective tool to reduce the agitation so commonly experienced by those living with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia.Reporting the team’s findings in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Ipsit Vahia, medical director of Geriatric […]

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  • 31 January 2017