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Projections of Older People Living with Dementia and Costs of Dementia Care in the United Kingdom, 2019–2040

Dementia care costs 2019This report published by the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science provides projections of the number of older people (aged 65 and over) living with dementia in the UK and the costs of healthcare, social care and unpaid care from 2019 to 2040. Read more »
25 November 2019, 12:32 pm

The Many Faces of Dementia

The Many Faces of DementiaThis online course enables you to gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses of dementia, the people involved and the implications of these for our wider understanding. Read more »
9 September 2019, 3:51 pm

A Whole Systems Approach to understanding psychological symptoms in delirium and dementia

A Whole Systems ApproachThis Yorkshire and the Humber Dementia and Older Peooples Mental Health Clinkcal Network event chaired by Dr Rod Kersh provided attendees with an opportunity to hear from local and national innovators and carers to better understand psychological symptoms in delirium and dementia. Read more »
6 June 2019, 2:20 pm

Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia

Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementiaWorld Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines recommends that people can reduce the risk of cognitive decline and dementia by getting regular exercise, not smoking, avoiding harmful use of alcohol, controlling their weight, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining healthy blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Read more »
14 May 2019, 5:03 pm

Music for Dementia 2020

Music for dementia 2020 logoMusic for Dementia 2020 is campaigning to make music free for people living with dementia by 2020. Led by The Utley Foundation, the campaign is a direct and positive response to the Commission into Dementia and Music report What would life be – without a song and dance, what are we?. Read more »
12 April 2019, 5:31 pm

What would life be – without a song or dance, what are we?

Commission on Dementia and MusicThis report by the Commission on Dementia and Music outlines the value and benefits of music for people with dementia and looks at the important next steps which can be taken to ensure that everyone with dementia is able to access music. Read more »
17 March 2019, 5:17 pm

Driving with dementia or mild cognitive impairment: Consensus guidelines for clinicians

Driving guidelinesThe issue of driving with dementia or mild cognitive impairment is of vital importance to patients, their families and friends, and their clinicians. These guidelines set out the responsibilities of clinicians to their patients, and provide a framework for thinking about the management of their driving safety. Read more »
12 January 2019, 3:35 pm

Dementia Commissioning know how guide

Dementia Commissioning know how guideThis resource aims to enable Clinical Commissioning Groups to achieve and maintain dementia diagnosis rate of at least two-thirds of the estimated number of people with dementia, and improve the quality of and access to post diagnostic care for people living with dementia and their carers. Read more »
17 December 2018, 10:08 am

Dementia Care Pathway: full implementation guidance

Dementia Care PathwayThe Dementia Care Pathway: full implementation guidance, published by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH), sets out key commissioning and service development considerations in the delivery and quality of care and support for people living with dementia and their families and carers. Read more »
12 October 2018, 6:11 pm

Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)This NICE guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia. Read more »
20 June 2018, 4:23 pm