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  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Wed, 09/08/2017 - 17:21

    I wrote about apathy for DDD in 2015* but the topic is still important and even featured in today’s Daily Mail!** This leads me to pick up the quill again:

  • Sarah Hudson Fri, 21/07/2017 - 14:22

    I manage Woodvale, an Extra Care Scheme that provides assured tenancies and services designed to help people aged 55 years and over to live as independently as possible in their own homes.  About eighteen months ago I was asked by a group of custo

  • Anne de Gruchy Thu, 20/07/2017 - 16:31

    The situation with my lovely dad is becoming untenable.

  • Emma Broome Thu, 20/07/2017 - 16:19

    This month, Professor Cathy Greenblat has been visiting the TAnDem Arts and Dementia Doctoral Training Centre. Cathy, a former Professor of Sociology, has engaged in photographic projects around aging, dementia and end of life care.  Her work has

  • Anne de Gruchy Mon, 17/07/2017 - 17:09

    This is a tale of woe! For want of a Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney (POA) our family find ourselves with a Catch 22 dilemma in getting services for my dad. We are going in circles, believe me, we are going in circles!

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Fri, 14/07/2017 - 15:02

    We’re just getting going on a project about hearing loss, dementia and care homes. As research projects do, it has a short title, ORCHARD, which is a contraction of Optimising Hearing Related Communication for Residents with Dementia.

  • Emily Cousins
    Emily Cousins Fri, 14/07/2017 - 14:50

    Last year I successfully applied for an INTERDEM Academy fellowship in order to undertake a case study on music therapy as part of my PhD research. My project hopes to define and describe arts interventions for people with dementia.

  • Neil Chadborn
    Neil Chadborn Mon, 19/06/2017 - 11:49

    Have you seen the recent Alzheimer’s Society high impact TV advert?* It’s dramatic! And at the point where it changes from disquietingly bleak to rousingly positive (don’t want to spoil it) the voiceover suddenly announces:

  • Linda Birt
    Linda Birt Thu, 15/06/2017 - 11:07

    This post summarises the route we travelled in the PRIDE Study (PRomoting Independence in people with DEmentia) from a sentence in a grant proposal to working with 8 people with dementia as co-researchers undertaking data analysis.

  • Elaine Argyle Tue, 06/06/2017 - 18:16

    Social support at home is key to enabling people with dementia to continue to live independently and in deferring or avoiding their transition to long term care.  Since the launch of the NHS and Community Care Act in 1990, and its promotion of car