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  • Jen Yates Mon, 12/09/2016 - 16:29

    Crisis can occur in a person with dementia for many reasons that may be related to the person’s physical health, risks and hazards at home, social changes, behavioural changes, or problems that a family carer is facing.

  • Neil Chadborn
    Neil Chadborn Fri, 09/09/2016 - 17:23

    This follow up blog concerns Neil’s first visit to Nijmegen for Alzheimer’s Society Knowledge Exchange fellowship: “Negotiating Better Community Support for People with Dementia”

  • Neil Chadborn
    Neil Chadborn Fri, 09/09/2016 - 17:18

    I feel very honoured to have been awarded an Alzheimer’s Society knowledge exchange fellowship. With this funding I will be working with colleagues in Netherlands to share expertise about dementia care in the community.

  • Annie Pollock
    Annie Pollock Fri, 09/09/2016 - 17:02

    Whenever I have to use a public toilet, I am fascinated to see how they are designed. Many years ago, there was a publication called ‘The good loo guide’ (first published, 1965) where loos in London were awarded stars for excellence.

  • Farai Pfende
    Farai Pfende Wed, 31/08/2016 - 12:24

    I am looking forward to the upcoming TAnDem Arts and Dementia Conference entitled "Research into Practice", which is taking place later in September 2016.

  • Fiona Marshall Mon, 22/08/2016 - 09:44

    In recent years there have been major initiatives to change the way that society is able to respond to the growing number of people with dementia - we are aiming for “dementia friendly societies” where people with dementia and those who care for t

  • Emily Cousins
    Emily Cousins Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:09

    Throughout my life, I’ve cultivated a particularly cherished relationship with words. Words are awesome. I’ve always been drawn to the energy of language, the tide of prose, the lilt of conversation. Words can be delicate, powerful, sustaining.

  • Kate Swaffer
    Kate Swaffer Tue, 02/08/2016 - 11:55

    In the 1970’s when I commenced my nursing, most people with dementia were diagnosed nearer to the end stage of the disease process, and little was known about dementia.

  • Anna Volkmer
    Anna Volkmer Mon, 01/08/2016 - 16:38

    When people think of dementia they most commonly consider the first signs as memory difficulties: forgetting recent events, conversations, where they have put things or even people's faces.

  • Kevin Harvey
    Kevin Harvey Mon, 18/07/2016 - 13:27

    For a while now I’ve been working on a book that explores the relationship between health and reading (reading aloud in particular). I’ve made steady progress, including a recent interview I conducted with the former poet laureate Andrew Motion.