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How living with dementia could be How living with dementia could be

This short animated video highlights how living with dementia could be through the ‘well pathway for dementia’. It shows the importance of a holistic partnership approach to supporting the person with dementia, their families and carers within local communities. Read more »

 

Dementia Atlas Dementia Atlas

The Dementia Atlas is an interactive map that plots data about dementia care and support, allowing people to compare the quality of dementia care across the country. Read more »

 

Fix dementia care - NHS and care homes Fix dementia care – NHS and care homes

This report published by the Alzheimer’s Society marks the second phase of a campaign looking at the experiences of people with dementia in a range of health and care settings. It contains the results of a survey of care home managers and the voices of people with dementia, their families and carers. Read more »

 

Engage & Create Engage & Create

Engage & Create is a not-for-profit organisation that uses creativity and conversation to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and those that care for them. Read more »

 

House of Memories House of Memories

House of Memories is an award-winning training programme, run by the Museum of Liverpool, which targets the carers of people living with dementia. It provides participants with information about dementia and equips them with the practical skills and knowledge to facilitate a positive quality of life experience for people living with dementia. Read more »

 

Playlist for Life Playlist for Life

Being able to respond to music is the one thing dementia cannot destroy. Playlist for Life encourages families and caregivers to create a playlist of personally meaningful music on an iPod for people with dementia. Read more »

 

Dementia United Dementia United

Over the next five years, through working with partners across Greater Manchester, Dementia United aims to improve the lived experiences of people with dementia, and reduce pressure on the health and social care system. In short, Dementia United is aiming to make Greater Manchester the best place in the world to live for people with dementia. Read more »

 

The dementia profile The dementia profile

The dementia profile developed by the Dementia Intelligence Network collects new and existing data on dementia at both Clinical Commissioning Group and local authority level. This will assist the local planning of services and support areas to make sustainable improvements from an easily accessible online platform. Read more »

 

The Daily Sparkle The Daily Sparkle

The Daily Sparkle is a professionally written daily and weekly reminiscence and activity tool supported by the UK’s leading care organisations such as the NHS, AgeUK and DementiaUK. Read more »

 

ExtraCare Charitable Trust ExtraCare Charitable Trust

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust ia a not for profit developer and operator of ExtraCare Villages and Housing schemes which has retirement villages and housing schemes across the Midlands and North. ExtraCare’s award-winning Enriched Opportunities Programme (EOP) supports residents with dementia and dementia-related conditions. Read more »

 

Thrive Thrive

Thrive is the leading charity in the UK using gardening to change the lives of disabled people. Thrive run structured programmes of activities for people with dementia which focus on positive reminiscence, re-connecting with others including friends and family and gentle appropriate exercise and cognitive stimulation Read more »

 

Digital Timelines Digital Timelines

Digital Timelines is a new and innovative European Union supported project that seeks to support people with memory loss or dementia by developing a training course which will instruct formal and informal carers, family and friends to create a Personal Digital Memory (PDM) tool. Read more »

 

Making your home dementia friendly Making your home dementia friendly

This booklet published by the Alzheimer’s Society aims to help people with dementia to live well in their own home. It describes ways to create or adapt the home environment so that it remains a safe and familiar place. This can help make daily living activities easier and keep people in touch with the things they enjoy doing. Read more »

 

'Do OD' mobile app ‘Do OD’ mobile app

This mobile app commissioned by NHS Employers has been created to enable effective culture change within the NHS and will be of interest to anyone interested in improving organisational culture. Read more »