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Timely Reflections on Dementia Awareness (NHS England / UKMi)

Summary Professor Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia, marks National Dementia Awareness Week. Full Text Link Reference Great strides are being made in dementia awareness – Professor Alistair Burns. London: NHS England, May 20th 2016. Further elaboration, … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness Week (2015): Thinking Ahead (Alzheimer’s Society / UKMi)

Summary Dementia Awareness Week this year is May 17th – 23rd 2015. The theme this year is about looking forward to living a good life with dementia, and anticipating enjoyment in the future (particularly so during the earlier stages). Full … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness Week (2014): Don’t Bottle It Up (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary This is Dementia Awareness Week: May 18th – 24th 2014. The theme this year is about encouraging more open communication, removing barriers to seeking help and reducing the stigma associated with this traditionally taboo subject. Full Text Link Reference … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness Week: Thinking Ahead (UKMi)

Summary This edition of Thinking Ahead, from UK Medicines Information  (UKMi), has been written for Dementia Awareness Week May 19th – 25th 2013. Full Text Link (MS Word format). Reference Hall, J. (2013). Thinking Ahead: Worrying changes nothing. Talking changes everything. … Continue reading

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Resources to Reduce Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics in Dementia (UKMi / East & South East England Specialist Pharmacy Services)

Summary This document assembles a collection of resources to support primary and secondary care pharmacists in reducing the inappropriate use of antipsychotics for patients showing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). The resources are based on the “Medicines Use … Continue reading

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