Posts by June Andrews

  • Frontotemporal dementia

    I visited daily and befriended many other residents and families, learning their stories.

  • Dementia Ways With Words in Devon

    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.

  • 3 Ways to Keep a Calm Environment in the House

    It has been said that noise is as disabling for a person with dementia as a staircase is for a person in a wheelchair

  • Dementia and your home

    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

  • 5 ways to keep your mind active

    Find out how to keep your mind active with these top hints

  • 10 tips for staying well with dementia

    Continuing to express your faith, and any other sources of social contact and comfort are really important at this time.

  • Is TV good or bad for People with Dementia?

    How can you get the best out of television watching for people with dementia?

  • Disruptive thinking about Dementia

    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”..

  • Professor Andrews steps away as Director of the Dementia Services Development Centre

    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..

  • What does it mean to be a real 'Dementia Friend'?

    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”…

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