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Dementia Friends

Today we had a ‘Dementia Friends’ session for Oxford University staff and students, which was led by Claire Sexton, a researcher from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and a Dementia Friends Champion. The aim of the Dementia Friends campaign is to improve understanding and to encourage people to take small actions to help those […]

Organising a dementia-friendly event

Next week is Dementia Awareness Week. If you are running an event that may be attended by people with dementia, here are some factors to take into consideration: Communication Provide good, clear information prior to the event to allow attendees to plan their day in advance. When talking to people: Make and maintain eye contact […]

UK dementia and stroke research ‘remains underfunded’

Research into the treatment and prevention of dementia and stroke remains underfunded when compared to the economic and personal impact these conditions have. – Alastair Gray Read more