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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Free activities planned for Dementia Action Week in the Cotswolds

Dementia Action Week Monday 21st May to Friday 25th May 2018 Various venues across the areaCotswold District Council has joined forces with the Alzheimer’s Society and several local organisations to organise the Cotswold Dementia Action Week from May 21-25. The public are invited to the following free events across the district which are designed to highlight […]

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