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Next Steps website launched

Next Steps website launched

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on waiting times for memory assessments, with many memory service staff being redeployed and some services closing temporarily. Many people experiencing memory problems are now waiting longer for their appointments, prolonging the...

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Think Local Act Personal would like to hear from you

Think Local Act Personal would like to hear from you

This directory, known as Innovations in Community Centred-Support, showcases types of support that are innovative in their approach to improving people’s health and wellbeing. It aims to inspire development that shifts these initiatives from the margins to the...

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Crowded Isolation and Loneliness: report launched by Tide

Crowded Isolation and Loneliness: report launched by Tide

This new report launched by tide (together in dementia) follows up on a survey which came about from conversations during tide carer connection sessions, about their roles as carers and how the isolation and loneliness of being a carer affects them. A number of themes...

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Dementia UK launches ‘Going Out’ series of articles

Dementia UK launches ‘Going Out’ series of articles

With restrictions on social and leisure activities lifting, many people are now making plans to return to their favourite gallery or museum.  The first in this new series of articles from Dementia UK, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Jules Knight provides guidance on how...

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#AskHowIAm report and campaign launched

#AskHowIAm report and campaign launched

The report, which details the mental health needs of people living with physical ill health, was co produced by National Voices and the Centre for Mental Health, and with support from a range of long-term conditions charities. It shows the impact long-term conditions...

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Share your experience of remote assessment

Share your experience of remote assessment

The aim of the survey is to understand how people feel about undergoing assessments and/or receiving a diagnosis remotely. The short survey consists of 19 simple questions about your experience with the memory service. It will take 5-10 minutes to answer. Your...

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The Buzz: new activities platform re-launched

The Buzz: new activities platform re-launched

Made possible through a Small Good Stuff grants scheme, new activity videos will be shared daily throughout April and beyond.  The site already hosts over 100 different activity ideas with things like art, exercise, cooking and learning.  Here’s a sample of what’s on...

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Social Prescribing: Myth Buster Guide

Social Prescribing: Myth Buster Guide

Tackling areas such as funding, the role of link workers and the importance of strong evidence-based research and evaluation, the guide aims to debunk some myths associated with social prescribing by providing straight-forward information for the individuals or arts...

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Raising awareness of delirium

Raising awareness of delirium

Delirium is a sudden change in mental state, which may be confusion, agitation, personality change, and difficulties with understanding and memory. It is also referred to as acute confusion. This new leaflet, Think Delirium, has recently been published.  It is aimed...

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