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This page showcases innovative practice in the design and delivery of services for people living with dementia. Use the tools on the right hand side of the to view innovative practice in different categories, involving specific organisations or taking place in specific locations.

Memory Bank Memory Bank

Memory Bank is a reminiscence resource pack which uses archive films to stimulate memories of childhood, growing up, loved ones and family, sense of place, home and work life for people living with dementia. Read more »

Improving GP coding Improving GP coding of dementia in London

This project aimed to find out whether it is possible to raise diagnosis rates through undertaking an exercise to ‘clean up’ dementia coding and records at a practice level. The hypothesis was that problems in GP coding may be contributing to the reported dementia diagnosis gap. Read more »

Trading Times Trading Times

Trading Times is an online service that matches carers with local businesses for flexible paid work. It is free to carers and paid for on a transactional basis by employers.
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ode, fragrance-release system ode

ode is a fragrance-release system designed to stimulate appetite among people with dementia. The mains-powered unit releases three food fragrances a day, adjustable to coincide with the user’s mealtimes. Read more »

buddi buddi

buddi is a mobile personal alarm system that provides assistance wherever and whenever it’s needed. It helps active and independent people stay that way. Read more »