Dementia Care articles

Louise Robinson CofE launch

Record dementia grant for Newcastle University

Record dementia grant for Newcastle University

A record £1.7m dementia research grant has been donated to Newcastle University by the Alzheimer’s Society.
Female doctor, elderly woman patient in nursing home. Digital tablet.

EXCLUSIVE: Kuradocs offers ‘Liferaft’ to carers

Start-up company Kuradocs is rolling out a new online system to provide support for carers.
Dementia Perception

Innovative dementia home to open

BRE and Loughborough University are to begin construction of a new ‘dementia friendly’ demonstration home designed to offer better support to those living with the condition.
IT’S MAGIC. Residents and team members at Colten Care’s Fernhill dementia care home in Longham, Dorset, try out the Tovertafel.

Magic table launches at Dorset dementia care homes

Residents at two family-owned dementia care homes in Dorset have begun ‘experiencing the magic’ of a ground-breaking innovation in cognitive care.
Muriel with husband Kenneth

The Royal British Legion lifts dementia worry

The family of a mother living with dementia has thanked The Royal British Legion for lifting the weight of worry from its shoulders.
John Middleton as vicar Ashley Thomas

Dementia storyline gets Methodist Homes treatment

Theresa Knight shares how Methodist Homes Association (MHA) became a specialist consultant on a dementia storyline for long-running ITV soap Emmerdale that has been lauded by fans and critics alike for its accuracy and realism.
Hazel Greenway

Spotlight on skills development for Dementia Awareness Week

Care provider and charity, The Fremantle Trust, is shining a light on Dementia Awareness Week by reflecting on the importance of investment in continuous skills development to meet the needs of residents living with dementia.

Anchor and Alzheimer’s Society unite against dementia

Anchor, England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care, has joined forces with the Alzheimer’s Society by signing up to its new Dementia Friendly Housing Charter.
April Dobson

Thought leaders mark Dementia Awareness Week

Older people’s housing and care charity Abbeyfield is bringing together thought leaders from the dementia sector to help raise awareness of the condition.

Belong residents take step back in time

Residents at specialist care village, Belong Warrington, took a step back in time for a special generation inspired event by decorating the village’s households with themed props and pictures.