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Changing the conversation and rethinking Dementia

Changing the conversation and rethinking Dementia

Dementia is in many respects ‘the last taboo’. We urgently need to create a new narrative for dementia. A good life for my son with a learning disability has meant living in his own house in a place that he loves, where he is liked and respected in his local...

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DCAN is changing…

DCAN is changing…

DCAN have commissioned a new paper launching on July 20th 2022, “Place, people, purpose and power – promoting the wellbeing of people living with dementia through personalised care and support” traces the history of personhood and dementia, its relationship to the personalisation movement more broadly and where we need to go next.

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“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...

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