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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‘Curl Up & Dye’ – DAA
Rachel Griffiths, Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist from Quality Compliance Systems writes about what she learnt from the Annual Conference
Meet our new Communications Officer, Louise Thomas
Dementia Action Alliance Secretariat is delighted to welcome Louise Thomas as our new Communications Officer. Read her first blog and find out more about what she'll be getting up to...
DAA aims to build stronger links with housing
I have been working for the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) virtually since its inception and therefore have been part of all of the challenges and achievements but also been able to watch it grow from strength to strength.
Dementia and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) population
There are estimates that the UK is home to 1.2 million older lesbians and gay men. Evidence suggests that older people (aged 65+) are less likely to identify themselves as LGBT than younger people. Therefore this figure is likely to be an underestimate.
John's Campaign - A carer's story
Nicci Gerrard and Julia Jones started John's Campaign in November 2014 named for Nicci's father, which asks that carers of those with dementia have the right to accompany them in hospital.
Dementia United blog on DAA Devolution event
In Dementia United's latest guest blog, Veronica Hawking from Alzheimer’s Society, a key leader in the Dementia United (DU) development team, shares her review of the recent national DAA meeting at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Steve Amos provides a recap of the DAA Devolution Event
The National Dementia Action Alliance was held at the Salford Royal Hospital in Manchester. This was an amazing, challenging, dynamic and passionate event, looking at how Devolution from Central Government the Northern Powerhouse
Dementia - it's everyones business
Why should businesses join their Local Dementia Action Alliance? Here is why:
Five minutes with Sir David Dalton
Sir David Dalton has been an NHS Chief Executive for over 22 years, serving at Salford Royal for 15 years. Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated provider of hospital, community and primary care services, including the University Teaching Hos