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Posted by Siobhan McDermott, on 11th March
People with dementia go into acute hospitals more often than the rest of the population. It is worth knowing what to do for the best when it happens. This book should help you with all aspects...
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Mar
by Dr Tom Christie
Given the increasing availability of TV and film material across the world, whether delivered to mobile devices or across the Internet, it remains a...
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Mar
by Mark Butler
The worried-well have much to love about “Still Alice”.  Of course there is the nuanced, make-up free, performance of Julianne Moore...
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Feb
by DSDC Team
The Dementia Services Development Centre is proud to have the good advice and support of an International Advisory Board which keeps us in touch with...
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Jan
by Professor Martin Green OBE
2015 has started as a year when there is a great deal of focus on both health and social care. The headlines are all about the A&E crisis, but...
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Jan
by Dr Tom Christie
Opera has an unparalleled capacity amongst musical art-forms for channelling raw emotion.  It is an artistic medium whose palette offers a...
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Dec
by Professor June Andrews
Does the meaning of care differ that much across the world?  And what does it tell us about how we see care in the UK? This last month I have...

Forthcoming Events

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Changing the Culture of Dementia Care - FREE Information Event
West Bromwich
Best practice in dementia care
Centre for Health Science, Inverness
Best practice in dementia care - for Emergency Care/Minor Injuries staff
Stirling

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The Virtual Care Home is an online resource that demonstrates dementia-friendly design in care...

The design and dementia school will cover a range of design issues including effective...

Best Practice Training in Dementia Care

This recognised programme is designed for all staff...

We also need to acknowledge that everyone with dementia is different in every possible way:...

In the Media

Dr Shobhan Thakore talks about the importance of dementia education for emergency department staff