Tag Archives: Cecilia Yardley (Lewy Body Society and Parkinson’s UK)

Supporting Meaningful Activity in the Community: Brief Example (Frame of Mind CIC)

Summary Frame of Mind is a Community Interest Company providing picture framing and printing services to businesses and residents in the Bognor Regis area. One of their roles involves offering vocational training and wellbeing opportunities for local adults with mental … Continue reading

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Lewy Body Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Compared (Alzheimer’s Show / BrainHub TV)

Summary This BrainHub TV video includes highlights of an interview with Cecilia Yardley (Senior Partnerships Officer, The Lewy Body Society) at the Alzheimer’s Show 2013. Topics discussed relate to: The differences between Lewy Body Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis-related problems … Continue reading

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When They Get Older (www.WhenTheyGetOlder.co.uk)

Summary The WhenTheyGetOlder (http://www.whentheygetolder.co.uk/) website offers useful articles, ideas and practical suggestions to assist family members help their older relatives in all aspects of life. “WhenTheyGetOlder in the United Kingdom is owned by Alistair Bullen & Associates Ltd; a registered company in … Continue reading

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Dementia Pledge: Providing the Best Possible Care (ECCA)

Summary “The Dementia Pledge was created when a group of employers came together with ECCA to develop four key principles that care providers could use to nurture their whole workforce. A commitment to the Dementia Pledge will mean a care … Continue reading

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My Ageing Parent (www.myageingparent.com)

Summary The http://www.myageingparent.com/ website has been created with the mission to help children support their parents as they age. It strives to cover information relating to all aspects of health and wellbeing for ageing people. Readers of this information service … Continue reading

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Diagnosis and Lewy Body Dementia: Making Most of Taxpayer’s Millions (Guest Post: Cecilia Yardley, Lewy Body Society)

Extracted Summary The Lewy Body Society, the only European charity focused exclusively on Lewy body dementias, the second most common type of dementia, warmly welcomes the Health Minister Jeremy Hunt’s pledge to invest £50M on dementia care environments and urges readers … Continue reading

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The Lewy Body Society, Edinburgh (Lewy Body Society)

Summary The Lewy Body Society is a registered charity which funds research into Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB). The charity was founded to raise awareness about this disease and how it differs from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease (with which Lewy Body sufferers … Continue reading

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