Online resources, publications and training on dementia
Read these resources for tips about what your organisation can do and how to make the most of your membership.
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National Dementia Declaration
The National Dementia Declaration is a statement signed by over 100 organisations setting out what they intend to do by 2014 to transform quality of life for people with dementia and their carers.Download National Dementia Declaration for England
Template all organisations need to complete to become members of the Dementia Action Alliance.Download Action Plans
Guidance for businesses
Guidance on how businesses can join the Dementia Action Alliance, focusing on three key areas: staff awareness, environments, and support for employees.Download Business Guidance General
Dementia Just Ain't Sexy
Follow the blog of writer and family carer Ming Ho. Topics are varied, and include emotional impact of dementia, lesser-known symptoms (such as confabulation and paranoia), personal narrative, and analysis of dementia and social care issues in the news.
Caring for Elderly Parents or your Partner – Web based Resources
Caring for elderly parents or an elderly partner can often be demanding. Fortunately, the internet now provides a useful additional source of support, available 24/7. See below for links to more than 40 organisations that can potentially help.
Can we prevent Alzheimer’s?
Might physical activity, educational achievement, a healthy diet and an active social life reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s? Might smoking, obesity and depression increase the risk?
Progress Reports of the Prime Minister's Challenge on Dementia
In March 2012 you set us a challenge to deliver major improvements in dementia care and research by 2015.
Enhancing Communication for people with dementia - University of Water
People with dementia often experience difficulty with communications, however there are ways we can all help. This Canadian University website outlines helpful tips for people with dementia, carers, healthcare professionals and anyone likely to come into
Website user manual for members
Step by step guide to managing your member account on the website and making updatesDownload Website User Manual for DAA Members v2 F
Dementia 2014: A North East Perspective
Debbie Smith and Peter Otter have produced a report for the Northern Rock Foundation and North East Dementia Alliance, outlining the state of dementia care in the North East of England, as of July 2014. The report provides a summary of demographic trends,