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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 »

 

Accessible Information Standard Accessible Information Standard

The Accessible Information Standard tells organisations how they should ensure that disabled patients receive information in formats that they can understand and they receive appropriate support to help them to communicate. Read more »

 

Dementia Pathfinders Dementia Pathfinders

Dementia Pathfinders is a social enterprise delivering therapeutic care and support for people with dementia and their families, and programmes of education and learning for people working in the dementia care field. Read more »

 

The Appointment feature The Appointment

This video published by Health Education England (HEE) aimed at dental professionals seeks to raise awareness of the issues faced by patients with dementia when attending a dental appointment. Read more »

 

Pathways 4 Life, Walsall Pathways 4 Life, Walsall

Pathways 4 Life dementia support worker service for hard to reach groups is a partnership initiative between the Accord Group and Age UK Walsall offering dementia support and advice to Black and Minority Ethnic groups (BME) in Walsall. Read more »

 

Innovations in Dementia Innovations in Dementia

Innovations in Dementia is a community interest company that works nationally with people with dementia, partner organisations and professionals to develop and test projects that will enhance the lives of people with dementia. Read more »