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Join Dementia Research Join Dementia Research

Join Dementia Research aims to accelerate the pace of dementia research by allowing people with and without dementia to register their interest in studies, helping researchers find the right participants at the right time. Read more »

 

Women and dementia: A marginalised majority Women and dementia: A marginalised majority

This report published by Alzheimer’s Research UK reveals that dementia has become the leading cause of death among British women and that women are far more likely to end up as carers of those with dementia than men, suffering physical and emotional stress and job losses in the process. Read more »

 

Caring for Carers Caring for Carers

The Caring for Carers Hub developed by the Royal College of General Practitioners is a web based tool that can help primary care staff to more effectively support carers and the people they care for. Read more »

 

#kfdementia #kfdementia

Stories from the King’s Fund conference ‘Leading change in dementia diagnosis and support: actions to inform future national strategy’ and social commentary from across the web via #kfdementia. Read more »

 

Life Story Network Family Carers Matter in Hartlepool

This report provides an evaluation of the Family Carers Matter initiative, delivered by the Life Story Network with Hartlepool Carers, to develop a local sustainable programme with carers as volunteers being trained and mentored to co-deliver the programme to other carers. Read more »

 

Sporting Memories Network Sporting Memories Network

The Sporting Memories Network, also known as Replay, is a national charity which promotes the use of sporting memories to improve the wellbeing of older people and to tackle dementia, depression and social isolation. Read more »

 

Dementia Research and Care: Can Big Data Help? Dementia Research and Care: Can Big Data Help?

This report report published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) explores the opportunities and challenges for sharing and linking population-based health and health care data (broad data) with detailed clinical and biological data (deep data) to create an international resource for dementia research, planning, policy development, and performance improvement. Read more »

 

Kinda Magic toolkit Kinda Magic toolkit

The Kinda Magic toolkit, developed by Peninsula Community Health, provides a framework to gathering patient experience feedback, that seeks to capture the real experiences behind the data collected for quality monitoring metrics. Read more »

 

Doncaster is working to become dementia friendly Forget me not, issue 1

Forget me not is a quarterly newsletter produced by Doncaster Dementia Strategic Partnership. This issue features Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust’s work in supporting Dementia Friendly care, Doncaster Dementia Action Alliance, and invitation to participate in a Dementia Flash Mob, the piloting of Cantab Mobile, poetry and other news of interest. Read more »

 

Ladder to the Moon Ladder to the Moon

Ladder to the Moon provides workforce and service development that enables health and care organisations to develop active, creative, vibrant care services. It uses approaches that incorporate creativity and the arts, and involve staff, older people living with dementia and other long-term conditions, and the wider community. Read more »

 

NHS England Dementia assessment and referral 2014-15

This data collection reports on the number and proportion of patients aged 75 and over admitted as an emergency for more than 72 hours who have been identified as potentially having dementia, who are appropriately assessed and, where appropriate, referred on to specialist services in England. Read more »

 

Dementia in North East England Dementia 2014: A North East Perspective

This report published by the Northern Rock Foundation, outlines the state of dementia care in the North East of England. It provides a summary of demographic trends and the work that is being undertaken to support people with dementia and their carers by statutory, voluntary and academic sectors. Read more »