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Care UK head of dementia supports sensory research

Care UK head of dementia supports sensory research

October 16 2014

Maizie Mears-Owen, head of dementia at Care UK, is to present at this year’s Inside Out Festival on how multi-sensory stimulation and design can be delivered within dementia care.

One person develops dementia every three minutes, research reveals

One person develops dementia every three minutes, research reveals

September 10 2014

Research published today by the Alzheimer’s Society has revealed that 225,000 people develop dementia every year – an average of one every three minutes.

Five steps to help reduce the risk of developing dementia

Five steps to help reduce the risk of developing dementia

August 27 2014

Research published today by the Alzheimer’s Society has revealed that 22 per cent of people are unaware they can reduce their risk of developing dementia.

Charity calls for improved access to dementia information and support

Charity calls for improved access to dementia information and support

August 8 2014

The Alzheimer’s Society is calling for more support to be available to people diagnosed with dementia after a survey of nearly 400 individuals revealed that 90 per cent of respondents felt unsupported after their diagnosis.

A personal view on the international drive to tackle the challenge of dementia

A personal view on the international drive to tackle the challenge of dementia

June 23 2014

Last Thursday experts from around the world, including WHO, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, G8 countries, global Alzheimer’s c

Awareness week aims to break the stigma attached to dementia

Awareness week aims to break the stigma attached to dementia

May 14 2014

National charity the Alzheimer’s Society is calling for people to get involved with Dementia Awareness Week (18-24 May) as events nationwide are organised to he

Will higher political profile for dementia bring positive results?

Will higher political profile for dementia bring positive results?

January 6 2014

The fight against dementia is gaining momentum and that’s good news according to Care UK.

Care UK dementia expert invited to blog for government website

Care UK dementia expert invited to blog for government website

November 26 2013

Health ministers from G8 countries are being brought together for a dementia summit in London on 11th December. Care UK’s head of dementia was invited to share her hopes for the summit on the government’s Dementia Challenge blog.

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