GPS trackers can prove a life saver for those living with dementia

Researchers at the University of Southampton have concluded that location tracking GPS devices can play a significant part in helping people with dementia stay safe and continue to live independently.Becoming disorientated and getting lost is a common problem in people living with dementia. As many as 40% of those diagnosed get lost at some point, […]

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Rutland launches specialist nurse service to help dementia patients in the county

Rutland in the East Midlands has appointed its first dementia- specialist Admiral nurse thanks to a partnership between Dementia UK, the charity that oversees the service nationally, and Rutland County Council.Angela Moore has been appointed as the county’s first Admiral Nurse. Her role will be to provide support to families facing the most complex cases […]

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