Tag Archives: DeNDRoN: Dementias and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network

Promoting Awareness of Current Trials and Encouraging Public Engagement in Dementia Research (NIHR / Join Dementia Research)

Summary The “Join Dementia Research” website has been designed to assist people to learn more about dementia research which is ongoing, whether in their local areas or across the UK. This service offers the public opportunities to get involved in … Continue reading

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Chief Medical Officer Appoints Professor Rossor as NIHR National Director for Dementia Research (UCL / NIHR)

Summary Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, has appointed Professor Martin Rossor of the UCL Institute of Neurology as the new NIHR National Director for Dementia Research. The plan is to facilitate and support the Department of Health’s research commitments … Continue reading

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Encouraging Patient Involvement in Dementia Research (Alzheimer’s Research UK / Dementia Challenge / Department of Health)

Summary This blog post, from Dr Laura Phipps of Alzheimer’s Research UK, is about the advantages to be achieved by increasing patient, family and carer involvement in dementia research. “When the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia launched back in 2012, it … Continue reading

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Promoting Involvement in Dementia Research (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge)

Summary The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, have produced a short film encouraging more patients and carers to take part in research into dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases. Read more and view the video: Taking part in … Continue reading

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Focus on Dementia (NIHR)

Summary The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has created a website (http://www.crncc.nihr.ac.uk) to showcase examples of the clinical research in the UK geared towards helping people with dementia their families. “This site provides a snapshot of the work of … Continue reading

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Ten Priorities by James Lind Alliance’s Dementia Research Priority Setting Programme (James Lind Alliance / Alzheimer’s Society / DeNDRoN)

Summary The objectives of the Dementia Priority Setting Partnership are to determine: The most effective components of care for helping to keep persons with dementia as independent as possible at all stages of the disease in all care settings. The best … Continue reading

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Dementia 2013: the Hidden Voice of Loneliness (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The Alzheimer’s Society’s second annual report examines the quality of life for people with dementia. This report concentrates on findings from a survey showing that (i) over half of the general public believe people with dementia lead a poor … Continue reading

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Government Announces £22 Million For Dementia Research (Alzheimer’s Society / Department of Health / NIHR)

[A version of this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that Government spending on dementia research will be boosted by two-thirds, with a £22 … Continue reading

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Care Home Resource “carehome.co.uk” Joins DeNDRoN’s Research Ready Care Home Network

Summary The Research Ready Care Home Network is run by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). One of the ambitions of the NIHR’s Dementias and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN), under the “Improving Dementia Research” component of the Prime … Continue reading

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