Filed under: Dementia Thinking
26 December 2016
No one is happy to have dementia. But we are more afraid of expensive and undignified care than the condition itself
02 September 2016
Coming out about dementia needs to be a personal choice and we must not be bullied.
29 June 2016
Nurses need to learn how to make change and improvement happen.
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”..
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..
02 March 2016
Organised by Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh this inaugural TEDxQMU event in 2015 saw an eclectic range of inspirational speakers engage in a wide variety of topics..
22 February 2016
There is a lot about dementia in the press these days. Headline news seems to be telling us that there is a miracle cure coming, but when you read the small print, it turns out that the study is at a very early stage…or that it is just a good idea with no research to back it up..
01 December 2015
Dementia costs the global economy £350 billion per year, and worldwide over 44 million people are living with the condition. It is predicted that by 2050 the number of people with Dementia in the UK alone will exceed 2 million..