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‘Catastrophic costs’ for dementia care revealed

‘Catastrophic costs’ for dementia care revealed

People living with dementia are being charged up to 40% more by care home operators, according to the Alzheimer’s Society.
Dementia Perception

Care homes turning away people with advanced dementia

People living with advanced dementia are being turned away from some care homes, according to the Alzheimer’s Society.

No Christmas cheer for elderly people stranded in hospital

More than 1,400 vulnerable people living with dementia will spend Christmas in a hospital ward due to a lack of available social care.

Record dementia grant for Newcastle University

A record £1.7m dementia research grant has been donated to Newcastle University by the Alzheimer’s Society.

Alzheimer’s Show gains CPD care accreditation

The Alzheimer’s Show has this year been given full accreditation by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service.

Care Roadshows hopes to repeat bumper year

Shows offer care professionals insight and advice on innovation and best practice.

Hallmark Care Homes helps to educate 1000 Dementia Friends

Dementia Perception

Study reveals extent of nation’s dementia diagnosis fear

Up to 225,000 people in the UK will develop dementia this year

Half of care homes deprived of basic NHS GP services for free

Alzheimer’s Society investigation uncovers £26m of hidden GP charges for basic health services.

Apetito spices-up a range of winter-warmers for care home diners