Tag Archives: African Caribbean People

Dementia Awareness Raising in the African Caribbean Community (HEE)

Summary Health Education England (HEE) have released a video which aims to raise awareness, on the part of health and social care professionals, of attitudes towards dementia in the African Caribbean community. The “Finding Patience” video is intended to raise awareness … Continue reading

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Act Fast Campaign Extended to Mini-Strokes (BBC News / Public Health England)

Summary According to Public Health England, the Act Fast Campaign to raise awareness of stroke symptoms, which was launched five years ago, has saved thousands of people from potentially avoidable brain damage and serious disability. A new campaign will aim … Continue reading

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Higher Dementia Risk in African Caribbean Older People

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary There appears to be a higher prevalence of dementia in African-Caribbean people generally, possibly related to vascular risk factors, so … Continue reading

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