Posts by June Andrews
02 August 2017
Dementia talk in Devon on July 15th Dartington Hall. Thanks to those who came along to hear about what practical things you can do when faced with dementia. Families, friends and people with dementia were welcome - and people who work in nursing and care homes too. Read this blog to find out more.
31 October 2016
It has been said that noise is as disabling for a person with dementia as a staircase is for a person in a wheelchair
09 October 2016
By ‘home’ I mean the house or apartment where you live. This can be a place that you’ve lived in for a long time
29 September 2016
Find out how to keep your mind active with these top hints
02 August 2016
Continuing to express your faith, and any other sources of social contact and comfort are really important at this time.
11 April 2016
How can you get the best out of television watching for people with dementia?
04 April 2016
It is clear that awareness of dementia has increased in our communities, the media and among health and social care staff. Dementia initiatives are seen as “great for raising awareness”..
01 April 2016
Professor June Andrews is stepping away from being Director of the Dementia Services Development Centre on April 1st, 2016. Now appointed Professor Emeritus she will be working strategically in support..
31 March 2016
When I wear my poppy on Remembrance Day and go to a service, I’ve merely paid respect and shown that I’ve donated some money to veterans. It does not make me an expert on veteran support or a “Veteran’s Friend”…
15 March 2016
Dementia is most often caused by Alzheimers Disease, but it can also be a sign of problems with the blood supply to the brain. In Scotland there are about 80,000 people with dementia..