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Dementia

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Digital tech improves the lives of dementia sufferers and carers

A project that assessed the impact of digital technology on dementia found it can improve the lives of people.  

Support for dementia sufferers during Covid lockdown

A new information leaflet to support people living with dementia and their carers during the Covid-19 crisis is now available.

Dementia: part five

Part five of this dementia CPPE module looks at advance care planning.

Dementia: part four

Part four of this dementia CPPE module looks at living with dementia and how pharmacy teams can establish a dementia friendly environment.

Dementia: part three

Part three of this dementia CPPE module takes a look at the holistic approach to dementia management and other pharmacological options.

Dementia: part two

Part two of this dementia CPPE module looks at the risk factors associated with dementia and lifestyle factors that can reduce its risk.

Dementia: part one

Part one of this dementia CPPE module looks at the prevelance of the condition as well as the different types of dementia. 

Social prescribing

A new independent academy for social prescribing is being set up in partnership with Sport England, Arts Council England and voluntary sector partners.

Lloyds launches Dementia Connect service

LloydsPharmacy has launched Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Connect service in seven of its pharmacies. 

Discuss activities with dementia sufferers, NICE urges

People with dementia should be offered activates to promote wellbeing, according to new NICE guidance.

AF increases dementia risk

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with faster cognitive decline and an increased risk of dementia, especially in women, according to a new report in the journal Neurology.

AEDs increase stroke risk in AD

Compared with controls, Alzheimer's patients on AEDs were 37 per cent more likely to experience a stroke

Hypoglycaemia: especially dangerous in dementia

Severe hypoglycaemia is more deadly in people with diabetes and dementia than in those with diabetes alone, according to research presented in Berlin recently

Aspirin may be beneficial for AD

Research recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that low-dose aspirin may reduce formation of plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

NICE update for dementia

People with dementia should be involved in discussions about their care, says NICE in its latest guideline update for the condition.

Dementia risk now included in NHS Health Check

Adding the dementia element will enable healthcare professionals to talk to patients about how they can reduce their dementia risk

John Bell & Croyden takes to the treadmill for charity

During the month of the London Marathon, the team aims to run over 26.2 miles on a machine in front of the Wigmore Street store for Alzheimer's Society

Lack of support for carers

Some 65 per cent of carers looking after people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia have suffered emotional and mental health problems, a new survey by Hales Care has revealed.

Pause for breath

A new report on air pollution report showcases the scale of the problem in regional cities as well as the capital. But what does this mean and what's the impact of air pollution on public health?

Focus on dementia

The fear of developing dementia is the number one age-related concern for the over 55s in the UK, new research from Mintel has revealed.

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