I can finally share the results from my collaboration with Alzheimer Europe and Alzheimer Nederland. Yes it’s true, I’m presenting another essential piece of work at the…… Read more “Alzheimer Europe Conference 2019”
Hard work pays off! So excited to announce that I’ll be presenting at the Alzheimer Europe 2019 conference in the Hague in the Netherlands. After 3 years…… Read more “Alzheimer Europe 2019 Conference”
Interesting blog about the 'The Changing Face of Our Neighbourhoods' project. This blog writes about how people living with dementia get together and use film and historical… Read more "Interesting project: ‘The Changing Face of Our Neighbourhoods’"
Here in the UK we are becoming more familiar with dementia. There are television adverts alerting us that dementia can happen to anyone, increasing numbers of shops are sticking Dementia Friendly labels in their windows, and the Alzheimer’s Society recently announced that they have reached 2 million Dementia Friends.
All of this means that as a society, we are (hopefully) getting better at recognising the signs and symptoms of dementia, and being more understanding when we meet somebody who has dementia. The Dementia Friends initiative originally started in Japan and has made great progress around the world, including in low-and-middle-income countries (see, for example, Dementia Friends Nigeria). However, there are still many countries where there is wide scope for improvement. Our current research project focuses on one of these countries: Pakistan.
In Pakistan there is limited awareness among the general public about dementia and it is often believed to…
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Quick repost of an article posted in January by Toronto.com “It was hell.” Paul Lea, 66, became a prisoner of his downtown Toronto apartment for six…… Read more “‘We’re not the walking dead,’ says Etobicoke man with dementia”
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Wow. This ad is almost as controversial as the drug it promotes, and that’s a feat. Unlike the other…
Recently I wrote a Guest Blog – Why to say YES to podcasts for dementia researcher. The blog is published on https://www.dementiaresearcher.nihr.ac.uk/guest-blog-why-to-say-yes-to-podcasts/ Feels like I’m cheating on…… Read more “Guest blog on dementia researcher: Podcasts!”
Podcast Dementia Researcher In this podcast the panel discusses how we as early stage researchers are not always fully prepared for qualitative research and the ethical procedure.…… Read more “Podcast: the practicalities and realities of doing qualitative research”
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News Release July 2018 | United Kingdom – Just ten minutes of social interaction a day improves wellbeing in dementia…