Tag Archives: Lewy Body Society

Dementia Pledge: Providing the Best Possible Care (ECCA)

Summary “The Dementia Pledge was created when a group of employers came together with ECCA to develop four key principles that care providers could use to nurture their whole workforce. A commitment to the Dementia Pledge will mean a care … Continue reading

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My Ageing Parent (www.myageingparent.com)

Summary The http://www.myageingparent.com/ website has been created with the mission to help children support their parents as they age. It strives to cover information relating to all aspects of health and wellbeing for ageing people. Readers of this information service … 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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Diagnosis and Lewy Body Dementia: Making Most of Taxpayer’s Millions (Guest Post: Cecilia Yardley, Lewy Body Society)

Extracted Summary The Lewy Body Society, the only European charity focused exclusively on Lewy body dementias, the second most common type of dementia, warmly welcomes the Health Minister Jeremy Hunt’s pledge to invest £50M on dementia care environments and urges readers … Continue reading

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The Lewy Body Society, Edinburgh (Lewy Body Society)

Summary The Lewy Body Society is a registered charity which funds research into Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB). The charity was founded to raise awareness about this disease and how it differs from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease (with which Lewy Body sufferers … Continue reading

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