Dementia Friends Campaign Refreshed (BBC News / Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / Dementia Friends / Public Health England)

Summary

Public Health England (PHE) and the Alzheimer’s Society have launched a joint campaign to encourage people to become Dementia Friends. Employers are encouraged to make it easier for people with early dementia to remain in employment and to support working carers. PHE estimate that 50,000 carers will have to quit their job in 2014 and a further 66,000 staff will have to make adjustments to combine work with caring responsibilities.

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Workplaces must get ‘dementia friendly’. London: BBC Health News, May 7h 2014.

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Dementia Friends campaign launched by Public Health England and Alzheimer’s Society. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge, May 7th 2014.

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New dementia campaign launches as research reveals the true cost to business of dementia. London: Public Health England, May 7th 2014.

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Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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