Tag Archives: Designing Dementia-Friendly Neighbourhoods

Alzheimer’s Society Holds Dementia Friends Information Sessions (Department of Health)

Summary Volunteers across England are now able to sign up for training / awareness sessions to become a Dementia Friend. Over 12,000 people have already registered an interest in becoming a Dementia Friend. Over 60 Dementia Friends sessions and 30 Dementia Friends Champion … Continue reading

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Dementia Friends (Alzheimer’s Society: Official Website)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Dementia Friends initiative aims to make everyday life better for people with dementia by changing the … Continue reading

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Creating a Dementia-Friendly York (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary This report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation summarises research findings from the York Dementia Without Walls project. … Continue reading

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Checklist for Dementia Friendly Communities (Housing Learning and Improvement Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This checklist for developing dementia friendly environments at the housing level offers a list of useful points to consider when … Continue reading

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The Quest for Dementia Friendly Communities (Housing Learning and Improvement Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This Housing LIN Viewpoint No.25 from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) examines current policy and practice in relation … Continue reading

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