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Summary of Recent Progress on Dementia Friendly Communities (Department of Health)

Summary The following brief communication supplies an update on the Government’s and Department of Health’s national progress in the creation, development, promotion and evaluation of dementia-friendly communities. Ambitions for the end of 2015 include: There being at least 20 cities, … Continue reading

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Angela Rippon’s Video on Progress from the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group (Department of Health, Dementia Challenge)

Angela Rippon (Co Chair of the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group) presents her video update on: Recent developments from the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group, made since the launch of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. How businesses are improving their services, and … Continue reading

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One Million “Dementia Friends” Wanted (BBC News / Department of Health)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The government intends to train a million people in England by 2015 to become “dementia friends”, who … Continue reading

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Store Staff Could Help in Detection / Diagnosis of Dementia (Express and Star)

Summary Thousands of dementia sufferers across the Midlands may not have been diagnosed as having dementia. Walsall falls in the 159th position of 169 areas in a league table for diagnosis. Statistically there may be more than 2,000 sufferers undiagnosed in the borough. There are an estimated 3,450 people with … Continue reading

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