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Dementia-friendly neighbourhoods

28 February 2014

Nursing Older People

Feature

Six research projects that will improve understanding of dementia are to receive £20 million in funding from the UK government. The projects, which will be overseen...

Dementia: definitions and types

13 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article is the first in a series of articles on dementia and is intended as an introduction to the condition, discussing how it is defined and the different...

Diagnosis and support for younger people with dementia

22 July 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There is a lack of recognition by staff working in healthcare and social services that people under the age of 65 can develop dementia, according to families...

Diagnosis of dementia

24 June 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There are two stages to making a diagnosis of dementia: establishing the presence of a dementia syndrome and determining the likely cause. Dementia should be...

Evaluation of the Good Life Festival: a model for co-produced dementia events

05 March 2018

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

This article presents an evaluation of the Good Life Festival, an event co-produced by people living with dementia, Salford University Dementia Institute,...

Young onset dementia service provision and its effect on service users and family members

Mental Health Practice

evidence & practice

Dementia in people under the age of 65 is not well recognised and is generally treated in the same way as it is in people aged over 65. However, the evidence shows...

Brain function, disease and dementia

27 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Dementia is a consequence of brain disease. This article, the second in this series on dementia, discusses normal brain function and how certain functions are...

A collaborative approach to health promotion in early stage dementia

08 May 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Dementia affects all aspects of a person’s life, including memory, functioning, emotions and social relationships. Dementia care is a national priority because of an...

Open AccessPositive Approaches to Care: a new look at dementia education

27 January 2017

Primary Health Care

Evidence & practice

This article provides an overview of relevant factors in dementia care. The number of people experiencing dementia is increasing and dementia is at the forefront of...

Dementia Friends sessions for nursing students

29 October 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

All health and social care students must learn about dementia in the curriculum. This article explains how Dementia Friends sessions, which aim to raise awareness...