Tag Archives: Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia Awareness Week (2017): United Against Dementia (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary Dementia Awareness Week, this year, falls between May 14th – 20th 2016. Full Text Link Reference Dementia Awareness Week. [Online]: Alzheimer’s Society, May 2017.

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Timely Reflections on Dementia Awareness (NHS England / UKMi)

Summary Professor Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia, marks National Dementia Awareness Week. Full Text Link Reference Great strides are being made in dementia awareness – Professor Alistair Burns. London: NHS England, May 20th 2016. Further elaboration, … Continue reading

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Confronting Reasons Behind Delays in Diagnosis of Dementia (BBC News / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary There is a common self-fulfilling misconception that “Life ends when dementia begins”. A survey of GPs concerning patients suspecting / fearing that they could have dementia, conducted by the Alzheimer’s Society, reveals that more than half of such people … Continue reading

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Videos and Statistics for Dementia Awareness Week (2015): Thinking Ahead (Department of Health / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary Dementia Awareness Week occurs this year between May 17th – 23rd 2015. The theme this year is about living a good life with dementia (as far as possible), and preserving self-esteem, dignity and independence. Five videos have been released … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness Week (2015): Thinking Ahead (Alzheimer’s Society / UKMi)

Summary Dementia Awareness Week this year is May 17th – 23rd 2015. The theme this year is about looking forward to living a good life with dementia, and anticipating enjoyment in the future (particularly so during the earlier stages). Full … Continue reading

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Dementia: Skilling the Housing Workforce (Housing LIN)

Summary To mark Dementia Awareness Week, the Housing Learning and Improvement Network have published a new “Making a start” report (and Resource Pack) designed to provide information and assistance for housing providers. These resources aim to equip the housing workforce with … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness Week (2014): Don’t Bottle It Up (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary This is Dementia Awareness Week: May 18th – 24th 2014. The theme this year is about encouraging more open communication, removing barriers to seeking help and reducing the stigma associated with this traditionally taboo subject. Full Text Link Reference … Continue reading

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Launch of the Global Dementia and Alzheimer’s Action Alliance: World Health Assembly, Geneva (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / WHO)

Summary The “Global Dementia and Alzheimer’s Action Alliance” has been launched at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. The World Health Assembly is the annual meeting of the World Health Organization. This Alliance is a direct outcome of the call … Continue reading

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