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Healthcare innovators at the forefront of dementia research

22 May 2018

Every 3.2 minutes someone in the UK develops dementia. As one of the biggest challenges we face today, with numbers of people suffering from the condition expected to double in the next 30 years, medical research is vital in understanding the causes of the disease, developing effective treatments, improving care and finding a cure.   […]

Former Rugby player and his wife share their dementia research journey

21 May 2018

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s two years ago, former Warrington Wolves Rugby league player, Willie Aspinal and his wife Linda, share their experience in taking part in the Scarlet Road research study and the impact it has for them. Watch this insightful and emotive video of them both for Dementia Action Week. If you’re ready to take […]

How do people with early stage dementia respond to offers of support and services?

30 November 2017

early stage dementia

It is unclear why some people living with early stage dementia take up offers intervention and support and others do not. Government health policy recommends that the NHS offer support to people after they have received a diagnosis of dementia. There is also evidence that some (non-drug based) interventions developed for people with early stage […]

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