New Lewy Body Dementia telephone support helpline

The Lewy Body Society have teamed up with Dementia UK, the charity which runs the dementia specialist Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline, to provide a telephone helpline offering expert advice and information on Lewy Body Dementia.​Lewy body dementia is the second most common form of age-related neurodegenerative dementia. It is thought that around 130,000 people in […]

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Alzheimer’s Society explains why its so important for people affected by dementia to get involved in research

Shared from Alzheimer’s Society blog 9th July 2018People affected by dementia are at the heart of every area of our work here at Alzheimer’s Society. It is especially of importance in the research we fund.For eight years, Matt Murray has championed the involvement of people with dementia, carers and former carers in research. Here he shares […]

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Royal Voluntary Service helps to improve wellbeing of hospital patients with dementia in Cumbria

The Royal Voluntary Service is working with University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) to develop volunteer-led services to improve the wellbeing of older patients with long term conditions such as dementia, during their stay in hospital.This integrated approach between UHMBT and RVS helps volunteers provide companionship and reassurance, relieve boredom, read, help […]

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