Yearly Archives: 2012

National Dementia CQUIN

The National Dementia CQUIN aims to help identify patients with dementia and other causes of cognitive impairment, alongside their other medical conditions and to prompt appropriate referral and follow up after they leave hospital. Read more »

Dementia Shared Lives

The Dementia Shared Lives Project, will seek to develop a bank of Shared Lives placements, where people open their own homes to provide care to people with dementia, these placements could be used for long term care, rehabilitation/recuperation, respite short breaks and social and day activity. Read more »

Singing for the Brain 'do the Hallelujah'

Julia Burton of the Alzheimer’s Society recalls the power of the Hallelujah Chorus, as performed at a special event by Singing for the Brain groups in Wiltshire and Dorset. The Hallelujah chorus from Handel’s Messiah was the subject of BBC Radio 4’s Soul Music, Tuesday 28 February 2012. Read more »