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Purple angel symbol | Alzheimer's Disease International

Purple angel symbol | Alzheimer's Disease International | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
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We are so pleased to see the angel highlighted by such an important organisation.

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Dealing with dementia and creating a dementia friendly community

Dealing with dementia and creating a dementia friendly community | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Chippewa Valley (WQOW) - A silent disease is swiftly sweeping across Wisconsin, a disease we used to associate only with the elderly, but not anymore.
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LeBlanc: Dementia hospital wristband program

LeBlanc: Dementia hospital wristband program | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Training for dementia care is severely lacking in the United States. This is particularly true in our hospitals.
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Vital for all hospitals to have this program of dementia care in place!

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No excuses for bad care despite challenging times, states CQC

No excuses for bad care despite challenging times, states CQC | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
No excuses for bad care despite challenging times, states CQC
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Jeremy Hunt tells nurses 'path to lower cost is the same as the path to safer care'

Jeremy Hunt tells nurses 'path to lower cost is the same as the path to safer care' | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
The NHS would be able to afford more nurses if it could deliver safer care, Jeremy Hunt will tell health service staff today.
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National Trust in Yorkshire sign up to Purple Angel campaign

National Trust in Yorkshire sign up to Purple Angel campaign | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
THE PURPLE Angel scheme to raise dementia awareness has now been adopted by the National Trust in Yorkshire. Places including Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Treasurer's House, Goddards and...
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Full marks!

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Virgin Atlantic accept invitation from Purple Angel to become dementia friendly

Virgin Atlantic accept invitation from Purple Angel to become dementia friendly | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
PURPLE Angel founder Norman McNamara is delighted with the incredible news that Virgin Atlantic have accepted an invitation to learn more about dementia from the Purple Angel Association.

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Well done to all at Virgin Atlantic!

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Alzheimer’s, Dementia Hospital Wristband Education Project | The Observer News – The Current

Alzheimer’s, Dementia Hospital Wristband Education Project | The Observer News – The Current | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
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This wonderful project is gaining momentum!

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Older patients and families forced to pay 'dementia tax', says UK charity

Older patients and families forced to pay 'dementia tax', says UK charity | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Society says it is unfair sufferers must pay for care while people with other conditions get treated by NHS
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Alzheimer’s, Dementia Hospital Wristband Education Project | The Observer News – The Current

Alzheimer’s, Dementia Hospital Wristband Education Project | The Observer News – The Current | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
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10 Things I Wish People Knew About Depression

10 Things I Wish People Knew About Depression | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Most people who suffer from depression have had someone say this to them at some point in time. But it doesn't work like that. Depression is an illness - a person with depression can't just snap their fingers and "get over it" in the same w...
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Harrogate Advertiser Series backs bid to make Harrogate dementia-friendly

Harrogate Advertiser Series backs bid to make Harrogate dementia-friendly | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Your Harrogate Advertiser Series is backing a bid to make Harrogate one of the UK’s most dementia-friendly towns.
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Purple Angel helps village become dementia-friendly

Purple Angel helps village become dementia-friendly | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
THORNTON-le-Dale has become the first village in the country to become dementia friendly thanks to the efforts of one of its residents.
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Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: P.A.R.T. Dementia is Alzheimer's without the Plaque

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: P.A.R.T. Dementia is Alzheimer's without the Plaque | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
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Interesting article re tangles but no plaques

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Girl aged 12 who is fighting dementia

Girl aged 12 who is fighting dementia | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Despite her tender years and lust for life, Charlea Armstead is battling the debilitating effects of dementia, a disease more commonly associated with the elderly.
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Experienced care home owner believes local councils shouldn't be involved with healthcare funding

Experienced care home owner believes local councils shouldn't be involved with healthcare funding | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Experienced care home owner believes local councils shouldn't be involved with healthcare funding
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We need to fix our councils.

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Can you really get dementia in your 30s or 40s?

Can you really get dementia in your 30s or 40s? | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
The Alzheimer’s Society hopes increasing evidence of the numbers with early onset dementia – some in their 30s and 40s – will lead to better diagnosis, writes Rachel Williams
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In the shoes of … Norman McNamara | Living with dementia and wonderful dementia campaigner

In the shoes of … Norman McNamara | Living with dementia and wonderful dementia campaigner | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Today I have the honour and the pleasure of hosting a blogpost that gives real insights into the life of someone living with dementia. But surely, I hear you ask, this whole "in my shoes" series is...
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Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Sundowning: Is My Body Clock Broken or Just Disconnected?

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Sundowning: Is My Body Clock Broken or Just Disconnected? | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
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Dementia patient’s ‘shadowing’ may be sign of fear

Dementia patient’s ‘shadowing’ may be sign of fear | Global Dementia Awareness | Scoop.it
Have you ever had a loved one with dementia follow you around like a lost puppy? This is called “shadowing.”
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