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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Time for Action, not just awareness!
Philly Hare, Director at Innovations in Dementia CIC talks about how glad she is Dementia Awareness Week has changed its name to Dementia Action Week this year and how at Innovations in Dementia they prioritise action-based projects.
Timely diagnosis of dementia for people with a learning disability
Emma Killick, MacIntyre’s Director of Adult Services, highlights the challenges of getting a timely diagnosis of dementia for people with a learning disability and how these challenges must be overcome.
It's time to embrace health technology & live well at home
Dr. Mahiben Maruthappu was guest speaker at our event, discussing the impact of technology and how it can transform dementia homecare.
Are we creating a world where people with dementia can thrive?
Neil Mapes, CEO of Dementia Adventure shares why he thinks it’s good to take positive risks and get people outdoors.
‘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
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