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Alzheimer's discovery paves way for new drugs - Telegraph

Alzheimer's discovery paves way for new drugs - Telegraph | Carers | Scoop.it
British scientists are a step closer to making drugs able to stop Alzheimer’s in its tracks, after making a breakthrough in the understanding of what triggers the disease.
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Dementia deaths more than double in a decade - Telegraph

Dementia deaths more than double in a decade - Telegraph | Carers | Scoop.it
The proportion of people dying of dementia has more than doubled in a decade, official figures show, and by 2021 one in eight of all deaths could be due to the brain disease.
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Dementia: Hunt Pledges £50m Funding Boost

Dementia: Hunt Pledges £50m Funding Boost | Carers | Scoop.it
The Health Secretary warns about the major threat posed by dementia as he announces more cash for care homes and hospitals.
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Epilepsy Action’s weekend for all, Friday 9–Sunday 11 November 2012, London | Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action’s weekend for all, Friday 9–Sunday 11 November 2012, London | Epilepsy Action | Carers | Scoop.it
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'Slow routes' and 'safe haven' shops - how cities could become dementia friendly - Telegraph

'Slow routes' and 'safe haven' shops - how cities could become dementia friendly - Telegraph | Carers | Scoop.it
“Slow routes” for elderly walkers, a mass clear-out of street signs and special training for taxi-drivers and shop staff could help make transform Britain’s cities for growing numbers of people with dementia, a report suggests.
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The benefits of early dementia diagnosis

The benefits of early dementia diagnosis | Carers | Scoop.it
With the potential for long term cost savings and improved quality of life, the benefits of early dementia diagnosis are great.
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"Magic Carpet" Could Predict and Detect Falls

"Magic Carpet" Could Predict and Detect Falls | Carers | Scoop.it
It might not take you on a romantic ride around the world, but this high-tech rug developed at the University of Manchester could help rehab, elderly, and...
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Your Space West Sussex : Young Carers 16+

Your Space West Sussex : Young Carers 16+ | Carers | Scoop.it
Chris Cook, a member of the Voice and Engagement Team, is working across West Sussex with Young Carers 16 to design and develop their own services.
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Chocolate may be 'stroke shield'

Chocolate may be 'stroke shield' | Carers | Scoop.it
Chocolate might not be the healthiest thing for your waistline, however, research suggests it may protect against stroke.
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Remember the person - Alzheimer's Society

Remember the person - Alzheimer's Society | Carers | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Society information on Dementia Awareness Week 2011- Remember the person...
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Should Dilnot recommend compulsory care insurance?

Should Dilnot recommend compulsory care insurance? | Carers | Scoop.it
Gordon Conochie asks whether the Dilnot Commission should recommend a compulsory care insurance.
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Support offered to youngsters - Community - Bognor Regis Observer

Support offered to youngsters - Community - Bognor Regis Observer | Carers | Scoop.it
DISABLED children and young people from across the Bognor Regis area are being offered free one-to-one support.
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Bupa launch toolkit to help loved ones discuss dementia - Alzheimer's Society

Bupa launch toolkit to help loved ones discuss dementia - Alzheimer's Society | Carers | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Society News - Bupa launch toolkit to help loved ones discuss dementia - Today (11 October 2012) Bupa launch a Talking Toolkit to help people communicate with friends and loved ones who are living with dementia.
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Dementia: Hunt Pledges £50m Funding Boost

Dementia: Hunt Pledges £50m Funding Boost | Carers | Scoop.it
The Health Secretary warns about the major threat posed by dementia as he announces more cash for care homes and hospitals.
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West Sussex County Council: Online advice with Your Space

- A new online advice and support service for young people has been launched on the Your Space West Sussex website.
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OpenDyslexic font gains ground

OpenDyslexic font gains ground | Carers | Scoop.it
A free font designed to help dyslexic people read online content is adopted by a range of software nine months after launch.
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Video: Jeremy Hughes talking about building dementia friendly communities | The Dementia Challenge

Video: Jeremy Hughes talking about building dementia friendly communities | The Dementia Challenge | Carers | Scoop.it
Jeremy Hughes, chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society, gives an update on the work of the dementia friendly communities champion group that was set up as part of the PM's challenge on dementia.
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New dementia hospital ward opens

New dementia hospital ward opens | Carers | Scoop.it
Southampton General Hospital opens a new 28-bed ward designed to improve care for dementia patients.
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£300m social care savings urged

£300m social care savings urged | Carers | Scoop.it
Councils in England could save £312m annually on adult social care if they carried out client assessments more effectively, a watchdog says.
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West Sussex County Council: Dementia - The inside story

West Sussex County Council: Dementia - The inside story | Carers | Scoop.it
We talk to the experts in dementia and those diagnosed with the illness. What is it like and what help do they receive in West Sussex?
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Call for end-of-life care reforms

Call for end-of-life care reforms | Carers | Scoop.it
An independent review concludes there are "stunning inequities" in end-of-life care in England and calls for universal standards.
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