“Whatever Happens Marty, Don’t Go to 2020!”

“Whatever Happens Marty, Don’t Go to 2020!”

2020 has been quite a year. Yet in our own way we have achieved a great deal.  Here are some of the highlights from our year working to personalise dementia, together.      January- This was to be our big launch. One room, 119 people, the 6 components of...
Tell us your experience of pre-diagnosis

Tell us your experience of pre-diagnosis

Our new survey seeks to understand what matters to people whilst awaiting a possible dementia diagnosis. With waiting times growing longer after Covid-19, it’s never been more important to understand how support can be improved for people pre-diagnosis. Our...
Let’s make pre-diagnosis support better

Let’s make pre-diagnosis support better

By Ian McCreath, Policy Manager, Alzheimer’s Society and DCAN Operating Officer. One of the more noticeable impacts of COVID-19 on dementia support, has been how it has affected people getting a diagnosis. Rates of diagnosis fell sharply in the first wave and...
Learning from lived experience: Diagnosis to end of life

Learning from lived experience: Diagnosis to end of life

By Ella Robinson I’m Ella and I work as a Policy Manager at  Alzheimer’s Society.  We have recently published a new report titled ‘From diagnosis to end of life:  the lived experiences of dementia care and support’.  This report is structured around four stages of the...