Do it for quality of life and well-being!17 December 2012,
The 2012 Dementia Congress showed that there continues to be room for an amazing range of different interventions and support for people with dementia, from care pathways and life story work through to circle dancing and bird watching.
Campaigning and influencing by people with dementia in the UK24 October 2012,
People with dementia are becoming more organised at challenging obstacles put in their path that prevent them from getting the services they need and participating in society as equal citizens.
Dementia, cognitive ageing and decline â am I bovvered?15 September 2012,
According to research from the Centre for Cognitive Ageing at Edinburgh University there is very little evidence to show that cognitive deterioration in later life is associated with a decrease in life satisfaction or well being.
The government must take the issue of suicide in older men seriously23 July 2012,
It's important it is to have a proper debate on mental health within men, to find out exactly what is happening on a societal level.
Individuals, families and services will be placed under an impossible strain12 July 2012, Hannah Bullmore
The future costs of social care are set to rise significantly due to an increasingly ageing population, many of whom will experience poor physical and mental health, including dementia.
Defusing the Dementia âtime bombâ16 March 2012,
The language used to talk about dementia has the potential effect of sensationalising the disease.
Legislating is a challenge when you're dealing with peopleâs ability to make decisions31 January 2012,
A new report on mental capacity calls for the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice to be revised.
It's important that co-existing conditions don't determine a personâs course of treatment19 January 2012,
New research shows that nursing home residents with dementia who use anti-depressants are three times more likely to have a fall than nursing home residents who do not.
Becoming a carer1 September 2011
Advice, tips and practical and emotional support for those looking after someone with dementia.
Nearly 150,000 people with dementia are wrongly prescribed antipsychotics9 June 2011,
We have partnered with the Dementia Action Alliance today to call for all antipsychotic prescriptions for people with dementia to be reviewed by 31 March 2012.