Tag Archives: Dementia Cafes

Local Dementia Friendly Communities: Guidance for Councils (LGA)

Summary Guidance has been released by the Local Government Association (LGA), in collaboration with the Innovations in Dementia community interest company, which explains the responsibility of councils in helping to support people with dementia through the creation of local dementia … Continue reading

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Dementia Peer Support Resource Tool (Health Innovation Network)

Summary The Health Innovation Network has produced a dementia peer support resource tool, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, Age UK and Innovations in Dementia. This tool is designed to assist with establishing and running peer support networks for people … Continue reading

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Post-Diagnostic Dementia Support in Scotland (Lewy Body Society / Alzheimer Scotland)

Summary From late March 2013 onwards, a national commitment to support people diagnosed with dementia in Scotland will involve a named support worker tailoring care plans to help people with dementia and their families. The intention is to supply help and advice to assist families to … Continue reading

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Growing Roles of Housing Staff in Facilitating the Diagnosis and Management of Dementia in the Community (Guardian Professional)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Good housing and related services play a vital role in improving the lives of people with dementia. … Continue reading

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Dementia 2012: National Challenge (Alzheimer’s Society)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary This report presents the Alzheimer’s Society’s new evidence on the experiences of people with dementia; in particular the results of … Continue reading

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Alz Café: Dementia Support Group (Wolverhampton City Council)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 11, June 2011]. Summary Wolverhampton’s Alz Café is a monthly meeting for people with dementia or memory loss, their families and friends. This service … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Strategy (Wolverhampton City Council)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Summary The Dementia Care Strategy, officially launched on Friday October 1st 2010, sets out proposals for Wolverhampton City Council and its partners to meet … Continue reading

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Cafe Co-ordinator/Dementia Support Worker (Wolverhampton)

Summary A Café Co-ordinator/Dementia Support Worker is required to work in the Wolverhampton area (this information is dated, as of March 2011).  The person recruited will play a key role in facilitating the successful running of dementia cafés providing information & … Continue reading

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Dementia Cafes (South Wales)

Abstract A dementia cafes service to support people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families has been launched in South Wales, funded by Rhondda Cynon Taf council. Dementia cafes offer people with dementia, and their families / carers, much-needed opportunities to … Continue reading

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