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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 »

 

East of England Why Dementia: 2015 and Beyond conference report

This is a report of the conference, hosted by the East of England Strategic Clinical Network, to support the system across the East of England to achieve the dementia diagnosis ambition and to encourage the delegates to look beyond the diagnosis rate to look at new and innovative models in memory assessment and post diagnostic support. Read more »