Tag Archives: Dementia Awareness-Raising Campaign

Christmas to Remember Campaign: Raising Awareness of Dementia (Department of Health, The Dementia Challenge)

Summary The “Christmas to Remember Campaign” is a joint digital campaign from Number 10, the Department of Health and the Alzheimer’s Society. It was launched by actress Carey Mulligan and the Prime Minister on December 5th 2012, and aims to raise awareness of … Continue reading

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What Health Professionals Should Know About Dementia (Guardian Professional Healthcare Network)

Summary Former nurse Ann Johnson has made it her mission to educate healthcare professionals about dementia. She is a former lecturer in nursing at the University of Manchester, and has had dementia herself for several years. “Knowing about dementia is … Continue reading

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Carey Mulligan Supports Dementia Awareness-Raising Campaign (BBC News)

Summary A Yougov poll, commissioned by the Alzheimer’s Society, indicates that more than four out of 10 people know – or have known – someone with dementia. The survey also indicates strong concern about dementia across all ages, not least amongst the young. … Continue reading

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