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‘Put dementia on the agenda,’ demands Dementia UK in election manifesto

'The number of people living with dementia is set to increase to over one million ...
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Home Instead UK strengthens dementia care with updated training programme

Home Instead UK has revised its dementia training programme, making it easier for people to ...
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Caring Homes Group launches dementia hub

Caring Homes Group has launched an online content hub to share knowledge and insight about ...
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Charity launches dementia reading list

Charity The Reading Agency has launched a reading list to support the health and wellbeing ...
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Care UK marks Dementia Action Week by celebrating innovative practice

Care UK is marking Dementia Action Week (13 - 19 May) by celebrating innovative practice ...
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Hampshire care home launches dementia choir

Connaught Care Collection home Portsdown View has launched a monthly choir for people living with ...
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Freemasons donate 20,000 art therapy books for Dementia Action Week

Freemasons are donating 20,000 art therapy books to more than 150 hospital wards, dementia charities ...
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First resident names new nursing dementia community

HC-One’s Leighton Court care home's refurbished nursing dementia community is to be named by its ...
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Dementia UK runs Make Time for a Cuppa fundraiser

Dementia specialist nursing charity, Dementia UK, is running its 14th annual Time for a Cuppa ...
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Healthcare Homes introduces sound therapy programme

Care provider Healthcare Homes is delivering a sound-based therapy programme in its Mill Lane care ...
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RMBI Care Co opens dementia friendly café in Bournemouth

RMBI Care Co has launched a dementia friendly café to serve the local community in ...
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Beatles book brings back joy of reading for people with dementia

A pioneering book concept developed with Alzheimer’s Society has been designed to bring back the ...
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MPs meet with dementia charity to discuss NHS funding

MPs met with dementia nursing charity Dementia UK this week to discuss NHS funding.
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HC-One care home to close dementia units

HC-One has announced it is to close three dementia units operated in partnership with the ...
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Vida Court ranked among top regional care homes

Vida Healthcare's Vida Court care home has been ranked as one of the top 20 ...
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Colten Care holds dementia conference

Care provider Colten Care’s leadership academy held a conference for 80 staff members to discuss ...
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Liverpool City Council extends dementia care support

Liverpool City Council is extending its dementia support with the opening of new beds for ...
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Living Lab pioneers innovative approach to dementia care

University of Liverpool researchers are spearheading the adoption of an innovative approach to dementia care ...
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Care home invests in dementia empathy suit

Brunelcare's Deerhurst Care Home has invested in a dementia empathy suit that helps carers understand ...
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The Burlington hosts launch of Dementia Friendly Spelthorne

Surrey care home The Burlington hosted the launch of Dementia Friendly Spelthorne, an initiative aiming ...
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Southampton care home recognised for dementia work

Care UK’s Carpathia Grange care home has achieved accreditation from Care Fit for VIPS which ...
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West Midlands care home launches Forget Me Not Café

A Solihull care home is supporting families dealing with communities through a new monthly service.
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Walfinch provides local dementia inspiration

Walfinch home care Chiswick, Hammersmith and Kensington inspired local people to do more for those ...
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Dementia care home maintains excellent end-of-life care accreditation

A team of carers at Camelot Care’s Butterfly Lodge in Plymouth have been recognised for ...
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Legal and financial needs drive calls to dementia support line

The need for legal and financial support was one of the most common drivers behind ...
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Eight in ten adults believe dementia is still misunderstood

Eight in ten adults believe dementia is still misunderstood, according to research commissioned by Care ...
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Dementia home pays tribute to football fans

Specialist dementia nursing home Wren Hall has created a sports memorial corridor to commemorate the ...
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Digital dementia training improved quality of life for care home residents during Covid-19

A digital training programme delivered during Covid-19 substantially improved the quality of life of people ...
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Friends of the Elderly hosts immersive virtual dementia tour

Relatives of care home residents and staff team members have taken part in an immersive ...
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Orchard Care Homes achieves 91% drop in significant injuries after PainChek investment

Orchard Care Homes has achieved a 91% drop in significant injuries after introducing the PainChek ...
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Scottish care provider Meallmore launches dementia cafes

Meallmore has launched dementia cafes at several care homes with the aim of raising community ...
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CHD Living increases commitment to excellent end-of-life care

Two more CHD Living care homes have completed a programme designed to enhance end-of-life care.
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Wheelchair accessible van opens new horizons for Camelot Care residents

Residents at Camelot Care’s Chestnut Lodge in Yeovil are finding it easier to get to ...
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Alzheimer’s Society issues tips for dementia carers ahead of clock change  

Leading UK charity, Alzheimer’s Society, has issued advice for carers on how to support people ...
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Wren Retirement Living celebrates Gold Standard Framework accreditation

Wren Retirement Living’s Linden House Care Home in Epsom has been awarded the prestigious Gold ...
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Runwood Homes recognised for outstanding end-of-life care

Runwood Homes’ Loganberry Lodge and the Huckleberry Lodge private suites have been recognised for providing ...
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Life’s a beach for residents as care home opens seaside oasis

Mayor Brentwood, Cllr Gareth Barrett, has officially opened a new seaside oasis at an Essex ...
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Boutique Care Homes to launch dementia friendly cinema club

A monthly dementia friendly cinema club will launch at Boutique Care Homes’ The Burlington care ...
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Care providers mark World Alzheimer’s Day

Care providers have been marking World Alzheimer's Day by sharing their experiences of supporting those ...
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Care England marks World Alzheimer’s Month with awareness campaign

Care England is marking the launch of World Alzheimer’s Month in September with an awareness ...
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Nottingham care home launches very own ‘Open All Hours’ shop  

A Nottingham care home has opened its own shop to encourage independence among its family ...
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Bluebird Care appoints dementia advisor

Bluebird Care North Hampshire & West Berkshire has appointed Tamsin Hudson as dementia care adviser.
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Cramond Residence appoints head of lifestyle

Edinburgh luxury care home Cramond Residence has promoted Elaine Vallance to head of lifestyle.
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Study explores impact of music on people with dementia

Dementia charity Music for my Mind (MFMM) and Quantum Care have recommenced a study of ...
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Home rated Outstanding on first inspection

Loveday Kensington has today been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.
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Midlands Care acquires specialist Leicester care home

Midlands Care has acquired Gokul-Vrandavan, a residential and dementia care for Gujarati speakers and those ...
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Clinical drug trials show significant slowing of Alzheimer’s

Clinical trials have revealed the Alzheimer’s drug donanemab slows the progression of the disease  by ...
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Charity supports Musical Tea events in care homes

Music and dementia charity Playlist for Life is encouraging care homes to host music-themed get-togethers ...
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Athena Care Homes delivers dementia training at King’s Lynn day centre

East Anglia based care home provider Athena Care Homes is delivering its dementia awareness training ...
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New owners for Eastbourne care home

Sunjay Rai and Ash Sharma have purchased Sunnyhill Residential Care Home in Eastbourne, East Sussex.
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Vida Healthcare celebrates Outstanding rating hat-trick

Vida Court in Harrogate has become the third Via Healthcare care home to achieve a ...
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Macc Care shares dementia care upgrade plans with local MP

Macc Care has shared plans for a major upgrade of dementia care provision in the ...
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Orchard Care Homes provides training to support dementia support worker careers

Orchard Care Homes is introducing a new programme to allow existing staff and new recruits ...
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HC-One launches first Specialist Dementia Care Community

HC-One has expanded its dementia care offering with the launch of its first Specialist Dementia ...
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Over a quarter of care home residents have specialist nutrition needs

Over a quarter of care home residents have specialist nutrition needs, a new study has ...
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Alzheimer’s Research UK hails ‘incredibly encouraging’ drug trial

A US Alzheimer’s drug trial which slowed clinical decline by over a third has been ...
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Loveday marks Global Intergenerational Week with student partnership

Loveday Abbey Road has announced a collaboration with the American School in London to mark ...
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Dementia home team raises over £1,000 to buy touchscreen tables

A team at a Camelot Care home in Somerset have raised over £1,000 to buy ...
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Dementia choir members star in short film

Residents and carers at Morpeth’s Riverside House Care Home feature in a short film following ...
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Care UK research reveals dementia misconceptions

A fifth of adults wrongly believe Alzheimer’s and dementia are the same thing, according to ...
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Tony Christie records song for Music for Dementia’s Thank You Day campaign

Singer Tony Christie, who announced in January that he had been diagnosed with dementia, is ...
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Edinburgh care home to host dementia education event

Cramond Residence in Edinburgh is inviting relatives and those living with dementia to a free ...
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Camelot Care opens dementia care home in Somerset

Camelot Care’s new Chestnut Lodge care team Dementia care specialist Camelot Care is officially opening ...
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Vida Healthcare celebrates decade of caring for people living with dementia

Vida Healthcare is celebrating a decade of providing care to people living with dementia.
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Surrey care home hosts dementia information session

Participants learn about supporting those with dementia at The Burlington’s Dementia Friends session Boutique Care ...
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Dementia specialist home hosts pandemic day of remembrance

Staff at Wren Hall release balloons on We Will Remember Day A specialist dementia nursing ...
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Appointments at new Market Harborough care home

Care UK has appointed Susanne Stevens as home manager of its latest home, Oat Hill ...
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CHD Living launches Mother’s Day dementia awareness campaign

Surrey care group CHD Living has launched a dementia awareness campaign ahead of Mother’s Day.
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MHA home trials cup to reduce dehydration

A Hastings care home is trialling a set of cups designed to encourage those living ...
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New book supports education and training in dementia care

Professor Claire Surr, director, Centre for Dementia Research Researchers from Hallmark Care Homes, Leeds Beckett ...
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Serenity Healthcare acquires Penarth residential care home

Serenity Healthcare has purchased Parkside House Care Home in Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.
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The Princess of Wales celebrates Pancake Day at Slough nursing home  

The Princess of Wales marked Pancake Day yesterday with a visit to a family run ...
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Dutch-style dementia villages planned for Scottish Borders

Two dementia villages inspired by the Dutch Hogeweyk model are planned for the Scottish Borders.
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Caring Homes care centre celebrates dementia training accreditation

Rendlesham Care Centre in Woodbridge has received its ‘My World’ accreditation for providing outstanding care ...
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Sunday Times best-selling author to join Excelcare webinar

On 28 February, Mitchell will be joining Excelcare’s monthly webinar to share her personal experiences ...
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CareConcepts acquires dementia care home

CareConcepts has acquired Wythenshawe, Manchester-based Marion Lauder House.
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Younas Family Group purchases six homes for older people

The Younas Family Group has taken over the freehold ownership of six homes for older ...
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Essex care home opens luxury suite

Excelcare’s Harlow-based Abbot Care Home has welcomed the first residents to its new luxury care ...
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Orchard Care Homes launches new dementia service in Leeds

Orchard Care Homes has launched a new dementia service at its Paisley Lodge Care Home ...
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OSJCT care home launches Companion Campaign to mark Dignity Action Day

A Grantham care home marked Dignity Action Day this week by launching a campaign to ...
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Orchard Care Homes seeks to shift attitudes towards dementia

Orchard Care Homes, a leading care providers across the north of England, has launched a ...
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HC-One enhances dementia strategy to meet rising demand for care

HC-One has enhanced its dementia strategy to meet the rising demand for care.
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Barchester care home in Surrey opens new nursing wing

A new nursing wing has been opened at a Barchester Healthcare care home in Surrey.
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Barchester teams up with RoSPA on falls prevention

Leading care home provider, Barchester Healthcare, has teamed up with The Royal Society for the ...
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Barchester opens doors to care home dementia café

Barchester Healthcare is inviting members of the local community to its dementia café at Spen ...
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Dementia UK and Leeds Building Society launch free clinics

Dementia UK Closer to Home clinic, in partnership with Leeds Building Society Charity Dementia UK ...
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Dementia UK launches ‘I live with dementia’ campaign

Specialist dementia nursing charity, Dementia UK, has launched its ‘I live with dementia’ campaign to ...
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Archbishop of Canterbury calls for action on ‘broken’ care system

Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, has called for action to fix the “broken” social ...
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NHS invests £900,000 in dementia diagnosis drive

Care home residents will be proactively assessed for dementia by specialist nurses and healthcare professionals ...
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Popular Care staff achieve professional development award in dementia studies

Four staff at a care home in Carluke in South Lanarkshire have achieved a professional ...
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African and Caribbean dementia toolkit harnesses older people’s memories

A dementia toolkit designed to harness the memories of older people in the African and ...
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Drop-in grief sessions for families living with dementia

Drop-in grief sessions for families living with dementia are being held in Cheshire and Wirral ...
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Coroner warns of future deaths risk after care home failures

A coroner has warned of the risk of future deaths after a woman died after ...
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Encore creates specialist dementia support role

Sue Lanceley, group dementia specialist nurse at Encore Care Homes Encore Care Homes has introduced ...
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Alzheimer’s Research UK hails dementia drug breakthrough

Alzheimer’s Research UK has hailed a new dementia drug as a “major step forward for ...
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Care home resident died of kidney failure due to dehydration

A care home resident died of kidney failure due to dehydration after not being given ...
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Loveday partners with Opera Holland Park on monthly events

Leading care and hospitality company Loveday & Co has announced a partnership with independent arts ...
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Dementia expert trains staff at Cheshire care homes

An international expert in dementia care has been training staff at two Cheshire care homes.
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Former football star teams up with care home’s monthly movie club

Luther Blissett OBE (centre) at the Signature at Elton House movie club Former Watford, AC ...
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Elizabeth Finn care home receives Gold Standards Framework award

Nicola Grace clinical care manager and Adele Pyke registered nurse team leader from Elizabeth Finn ...
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