Family Care Symposium and ADS 10th Anniversary Celebration

Our Family Care Symposium which took place on 12th June provided a great opportunity to share our work with a wider audience but also to celebrate the Association for Dementia Studies (ADS) being established 10 years ago.

Montage of images from the event

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A Dementia Friendly Community in Action

Happy New Year! As a lovely way to start 2019, we wanted to let you know about a wonderful story that’s come to our attention. One of our Senior Lecturers, Isabelle Latham, tells us more:

We hear a lot about ‘Dementia Friendly Communities’ nowadays, ever since the Prime Minister’s Challenge first introduced the idea back in 2012.  In the UK, local councils have had guidelines since 2015 on how to make local communities more dementia friendly and the Alzheimer’s Society have led the way in raising awareness of the changes that need to happen, particularly through the ‘Dementia Friends’ initiative.

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