Category Archives: All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia

Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing for Older Persons: Revisited (APPG on Dementia / Newsmax / European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology)

Summary The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG), back in 2008, asserted that perhaps half of dementia patients may be receiving inappropriate medications. While the extent to which this position may have changed in recent years is debatable, the allegation … Continue reading

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SCIE Dementia Gateway: Useful Dementia-Related Information Resources (SCIE)

Summary The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has produced, and maintains, an uptodate and impressively broad collection of links to dementia-related websites and information resources. A wide range of topics and themes in dementia care are covered, including: Dementia-Friendly … Continue reading

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Dementia Does Not Discriminate: Experiences of Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities in the UK (APPG on Dementia / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia 2013 inquiry into the experiences of people living with dementia in the UK within minority ethnic groups, entitled “Dementia does not discriminate”, indicates that there are nearly 25,000 people … Continue reading

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Launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia’s Report on People Living with Dementia in BAME Communities (Race Equality Foundation)

Summary The All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia’s inquiry into the experience of people living with dementia in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities is due to launch their report on July 2nd 2013. Evidence sessions were held in Parliament during March 2013. Read … Continue reading

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Hazel Blears Praises Salford’s Efforts to Support People with Dementia (Manchester Gazette)

Summary Hazel Blears, Salford and Eccles MP, praised work in Salford to support people with dementia during an event marking Dementia Awareness Week. Read more: Hazel Blears Praises Salford’s Efforts to Support People with Dementia. Manchester Gazette. Reference Hazel Blears Praises Salford’s Efforts to Support … Continue reading

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Services and Support for People with Dementia Within Minority Ethnic Groups in the UK (APPG on Dementia / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia 2013 “Inquiry into services and support for people living with dementia in the UK within minority ethnic groups” has been investigating the extent to which there may be unique conditions in various … Continue reading

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Unlocking Early Diagnosis: Improving the Lives of People With Dementia (All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia / Alzheimer’s Society)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary Approximately just 43% of people with dementia in the UK receive a formal diagnosis and previous research has shown that … Continue reading

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