Tag Archives: GPS Trackers

Layman’s Guide To Understanding – And Helping – People With Dementia (Good Care Group)

Summary The Good Care Group have released a “Dementia: through their eyes” guide on person-centred care for people with dementia who prefer to remain living at home. It offers practical advice on communicating, eating well and improving wellbeing. Section headings … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Telecare for People with Dementia: the Renfrewshire Project (York Health Economics Consortium / Joint Improvement Team / and Scottish Centre for Telehealth & Telecare)

Summary A literature search had found little evidence about the benefits and cost-effectiveness of telecare for people with dementia, so the Joint Improvement Team and Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare commissioned an evaluation of services delivered by Renfrewshire Community … Continue reading

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Brain Waves Newsletter: the Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP)

Summary The June issue of the “Brain Waves” newsletter focused on the Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP). There is a new website dedicated to this project: http://www.dementiavoices.org.uk Issue No. 63 reports on the DEEP networking event, held in Exeter … Continue reading

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Police Use GPS Trackers to Locate People with Dementia (BBC News)

Summary Sussex Police is the first force in Britain to pay for a GPS tracking device which may be used by people with dementia and their families / carers. The device promises to be an invaluable aid to finding people with dementia … 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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