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Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 10th September
Roker and Mowbray Dementia Care Centre at Monkwearmouth Hospital in Sunderland has become the first NHS unit to receive our Gold Dementia Design Award. "This unit has achieved truly remarkable...
by Peter Molyneux
Creating value from the NHS Estate Although NHS Foundation Trusts in England have considerable freedoms when it comes to owning property and sub-...
by Peter Molyneux
In  this special two-part blog DSDC Visiting Fellow, Peter Molyneux reflects on a key issue for housing and dementia The NHS has numerous sites...
by Dr Tom Christie
Dementia has been a subject with which cinema has, thus far, had a relatively uneasy relationship.  Dealt with relatively uncommonly by film-...
by Dr Tom Christie
Few people could have turned on their radio in the summer of 2008 without hearing the sound of Owl City’s famous song ‘Fireflies’....
by Dr Tom Christie
Dementia is a condition which has only rarely been addressed throughout the history of computer gaming, and it is even more uncommon to witness it...
by Professor June Andrews
The suicide of Robin Williams, apparently triggered by fear of what disease in older age would do, is big news. It inevitably has wider consequences...

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