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The importance of communicating with residents during lockdown

Dr Natalie-Jane Macdonald has been awarded an MBE for services to Healthcare in the 2021 list of New Year’s Honours.

Turning St Neots’ community into Dementia Friends

The team at The Hillings residential home is on a mission to help turn the St Neots and Eaton Socon communities into ‘Dementia Friends’,...

Live-in care provider invites community to become Dementia Friends

A Brighton and Mid Sussex live-in care provider will be educating people about dementia by running free information sessions for members of the community...

Caerphilly-based carers become Dementia Friends

Caerphilly-based carers are celebrating their 50th member of staff becoming a Dementia Friend. Sydnee Pearce, who joined Radis Community Care last month, is the branch’s...

Primary school children become Dementia Friends

Twenty-seven junior school pupils from local school, St Benedict’s Primary School in Hindley, have attended a dementia awareness session promoting discussion and understanding...

Slough care staff become Dementia Friends

Slough based seakr carers are celebrating becoming Dementia Friends after undertaking a workshop during Dementia Awareness Week.    The Berkshire based care organisation supported the national...

Care home making Greenwich a dementia friendly place

The team and residents at a Sanctuary Care home in Greenwich have set themselves a mission to make their local community as dementia friendly...

Huddersfield fan raises awareness as Dementia Friends launch football campaign

Alzheimer’s Society is teaming up with football clubs across the country on the new Team Dementia Friends campaign to make the nation’s favourite sport...

Catterick care home’s call to create dementia friendly community

A Catterick Garrison Nursing home has committed to raising awareness and understanding of Dementia to help improve the lives of people living with the...

Hallmark Care Homes celebrate after making 1000 people Dementia Friends

Team members at award-winning care provider, Hallmark Care Homes are celebrating after they made over 1000 people Dementia Friends in May.   Dementia Champion’s at Hallmark...

Essex care home helps school children become Dementia Friends during Dementia Awareness Week

Pupils at St. Andrews Primary School in Halstead, Essex had a lesson in what it’s like to live with dementia when a member of...

Wigan care worker wins national recognition for pioneering work on dementia education

Marie Calderbank, a member of staff at specialist care village, Belong Wigan, has received national recognition for her community work in spreading awareness and...

New dementia-friendly care home in Diss gets stamp of approval

Trustees of Greensleeves Homes Trust visited their latest care home, De Lucy House in Diss in Norfolk, to show their full support for the...

Alzheimer’s Society calls for the UK to defeat dementia stigma by becoming Dementia Friends

On World Alzheimer’s Day, Alzheimer’s Society is urging the British public to tackle the unacceptable stigma experienced every day by people with dementia, by...

Care home hosts Dementia Friends session

A Skelmersdale care home has hosted a session to increase awareness of what it is like to live with dementia.   Local Dementia Friends Champion Joe...

New Dementia Champion for Harrogate, Ripon and Wetherby

Dementia Friends is an initiative run by Alzheimer’s Society and is the biggest ever programme aimed at changing the nation’s perception of dementia. Anybody...

Alzheimer’s Society achieves one million Dementia Friends ambition

The biggest ever social action movement to change perceptions of dementia is celebrating creating one million Dementia Friends. Just over two years since it...

Hundreds of thousands with dementia facing exclusion this Christmas

This festive period, people living with dementia are at significant risk of being isolated, according to new findings revealed by Alzheimer’s Society. New figures...

Alternative Futures Group sign up 200 Dementia Friends

A North West charity has reached a milestone after signing up its first two hundred Dementia Friends.   Alternative Futures Group (AFG), recently voted Charity of...

Cabinet follows David Cameron’s lead becoming Dementia Friends

The Cabinet followed David Cameron’s lead and all became Dementia Friends today (02 December) as part of a nationwide initiative, run by Alzheimer’s Society,...

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