In The News – December 2018

Police targeting of disabled protesters is ‘an outrage and a scandal… and it’s set to spread’

‘Kicked, punched, knocked unconscious, tipped out of wheelchairs’: Campaigners describe repeated police targeting of disabled anti-fracking protesters

Labour and Greens call for inquiry into claims of police abuse of disabled protesters

Police force admits passing footage of disabled protesters to DWP

Jimmy McGovern: ‘We can’t dodge the issue of care for the elderly any longer

Move to universal credit could be ‘disastrous’ for disabled people, say MPs

My husband’s devastating dementia has made him believe every day is

My dad’s dementia turned my family’s life upside down. BBC1 drama Care was so realistic it gave me chills Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/culture/television/care-bbc1-dementia-drama-sheridan-smith-realistic/

Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia

Bursack: Getting a correct dementia diagnosis might take awhile

Burnley’s undiagnosed dementia problem Read more at: https://www.burnleyexpress.net/news/health/burnley-s-undiagnosed-dementia-problem-1-9504663

MPs hear of ‘despair’ of austerity’s victims in second WOW debate

Doing Sudoku and crosswords won’t stop dementia or mental decline, study suggests

Meet Lenny White, the ‘dementia-friendly barber’ who specialises in helping men with Alzheimer’s feel themselves again Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/people/lenny-white-dementia-barber-interview/

Former judge Kevin Whittaker deals with Lewy Body Dementia by painting

Toronto man shares impact of wife’s dementia diagnosis

Dementia support course in York

Anger over latest delay to social care green paper

‘Families struggling with dementia can still have moments of happiness’

Care: Sheridan Smith stars in this raw BBC drama about dementia and the problems families face navigating the care system Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/culture/television/care-sheridan-smith-dementia-bbc/

Scientists have discovered a lone mutation in a single gene that causes an inherited form of frontotemporal dementia makes it harder for neurons in the brain to communicate with one another, leading to neurodegeneration.

2,000 ‘living with undiagnosed dementia’ in Shropshire

Look for depression and dementia signs in loved ones at Christmas, expert urges

Mental Health Act review ‘falls significantly short on human rights’



 

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