In The News – June 2018

In the news this month:

Free app helps Dementia suffers find their way home

Care home to put on Dementia support groups

Why all care homes need sensory stimulation

We’re told we are a burden. No wonder disabled people fear assisted suicide

New service for young Dementia patients in Suffolk

Anger as wheelchair users left unable to ride trains on major route

My son has Dementia at 12 years old

New data confirms postcode lottery for old

Herbert protocol arrives in north east Scotland to help people with Dementia

Bridgewater woman determined not to let early onset Dementia stop her adventures

People with long term conditions, shouldn’t be forced to pay for prescriptions

Dementia in your 40’s – Life isn’t over, it just changes

Since my husbands diagnosis with Kennedy’s disease, Our income has plummeted

There’s comedy as well as tragedy in Dementia

Dementia friendly park in Stirling is Scottish first

Disabled people losing their benefits a scandal

France starts work on revolutionary Alzheimer’s village where patients roam almost free

Memory interrupted

Do we have a right to a good death

Can technology help Dementia patients

Non drug approach leads to massive decrease in BPSD

In a wheelchair and want your benefits? You’ll need to take the stairs

Dementia Dogs at the ready for new patients and carers

Four years after my Father died, we’ve reached a milestone in Dementia care

Thousands in Shropshire unaware they have Dementia

Tireless Dementia activist awarded the British Empire Medal

Councils tighten reigns on personalised care

Living with a Dad who has Dementia

Sainsbury’s trials relaxed checkout lanes

Inquiry into Dementia and Disability launched by APPG on Dementia

Elderly social care should be free at point of need

Carers don’t need to be paid compliments, they just need to be paid

Dementia checks from 40 to be carried out by GP’s under plan to tackle disease

Why won’t ministers come clean about the impact of cuts on the disabled

Alzheimer’s Society says new dementia guidelines is just the start

Lewy Body Dementia: One couple’s story of caregiving

New Dementia briefing suggest that behaviour that challenges can be the result of unmet needs

How patients with Alzheimer’s disease hide their forgetfulness

Staff caring for Dementia patients must be trained in understanding their identity

Fiona Phillips has revealed she feels guilt of not seeking justice for Dad who died after being over-medicated in Hospital

UKIM Briefing – Westminster Hall Debate -Government’s response to UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities report

Stigma and negativity has effect on people with Dementia specialist says

Dealing with dementia: Alzheimer’s New Zealand provides support and education

New fund to help local charities implement Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

Incredibly moving moment Sky News host brought to tears during touching dementia interview

Simon Pegg lends his support to new Dementia awareness film

REAL LIFE: ‘Dementia is not a life sentence’

Fundraiser aims to cycle 330 miles for dementia charity

Blue crockery increases appetite of Ysbyty Gwynedd patients affected by Dementia

‘It was very scary and isolating’: The Veronicas discuss the shock of learning their mother Colleen has dementia after four years of misdiagnosis

Achieving the WHO’s Global Action Plan for Dementia

Stigma and negativity has effects on people with dementia says specialist

Dogs helping those with dementia look for new home

Baroness Thomas: We were world leaders in how we treated disabled people, but the crown has slipped

Specialist shares how to help local dementia patients

Access to care for dementia must improve, says Owen

College students work in community with dementia charity

I am not paid or induced in any way to mention any articles and I do not necessarily support any comments, language or the use of specific words.

I haven’t included any articles about cures, as I feel they are misleading. Apart from the current medications, all recent clinical trials seem to fail by stage 3.

I have also excluded the eat this, drink that, do this to reverse Dementia type of articles. We are all different, so again false hopes and impressions do not help.

UN: spend an extra £5tn by 2030 to tackle global ‘care crisis’

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