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West Midlands’ Dementia Projects May Be Adopted Nationally (NHS Local)

Summary Ground-breaking schemes to help people with dementia in the West Midlands were presented by the Regional Dementia chief Dr Karim Saad at the fifth national annual dementia conference held at Bournemouth in November 2010. The West Midlands is attempting to cut the problems … Continue reading

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More Information on the Take Heart Project (NHS Local)

Summary The Take Heart project does not aim to improve people’s memory. Instead, it helps people with suspected dementia to understand the causes of their condition and provides advice and information to help control contributory cardiovascular factors. 97 per cent of the people referred … Continue reading

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Social Workers Help Spot Potential Dementia Patients (NHS Local)

Summary The Take Heart project in Stoke-on-Trent is introduced in this NHS Local web page. This project offers support and advice to people who show early signs of developing dementia. The identification and referral of “at risk” patients by professionals … Continue reading

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