NAPA Responds to the Recent Spring Budget Statement
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2M ago
The National Activity Providers Association (NAPA) responds to the recent Spring Budget Statement, emphasising the vital connection between the health and social care sectors and the urgent need for equitable investment to prioritise the wellbeing of individuals. While acknowledging positive steps for NHS funding, NAPA highlights the essential role of both sectors in providing holistic care for individual wellbeing. The social care workforce deserves to be supported and funded as a priority. NAPA’s Executive Director Hilary Woodhead said: There is a pressing need to address the subs ..read more
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Addressing the Unseen: Young Onset Dementia
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5M ago
A great deal of investment has gone into cancer care.  In the media it has been mentioned that 3,000 people are diagnosed with cervical cancer a year, with vaccinations now being available to help its eradication.  Nearly everyone is aware of this condition.  Against this there are estimated to be at least 70,800 people living with a diagnosis of young onset dementia in the UK, with no known cure.  Most people are not aware that you can get dementia at a younger age, in your 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.  In fact, 7.5% of people living with dementia are under the age of 65 i ..read more
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An Adventurous Approach to Life with Dementia
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5M ago
Approximately 944,000 people live with dementia in the UK, set to rise to 1.1 million by 2030. Until a cure is found, we need to support people with dementia and their families to lead active and fulfilled lives. Dementia Adventure is an award-winning charity that supports people with dementia to get outdoors and experience the many benefits of nature. They think differently about dementia, focusing on the individual, not the condition, and looking at what people can do rather than what they can’t.   Although meaningful activity and connection with nature have been shown to have positive ..read more
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Top tips to support people with dementia this Christmas
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6M ago
–Home Care Insight The festive season, typically a time of joy and social interactions, can also inadvertently lead to stress – particularly for those who are vulnerable. For 1 in 11 aged over 65 living with dementia, the challenges associated with Christmas, such as disruptions to routine and overly noisy environments, can take the joy out of the day. Abbots Care, a home and live-in care provider, has provided its top tips for those caring for people with dementia during the Christmas season. From maintaining familiar routines to involving them in enjoyable festive activities, there are vari ..read more
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More than 2 million older people wish they had someone to spend time with at Christmas
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7M ago
New statistics from Age UK show just how difficult and lonely this Christmas will be for older people in the UK: 2.3 million older people wish they had someone to spend time with at Christmas, and 1.6 million find Christmas Day to be the hardest day of the year Age UK has launched a new campaign, the hardest day of the year, and is asking the public to donate and help those who have no one else Age UK has released new research as part of its Christmas campaign, the hardest day of the year, to help highlight just how lonely and isolating everyday life is for millions of older peop ..read more
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The Unseen Challenges of Young Onset Dementia and the Vital Role of YPWD
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7M ago
A great deal of investment has gone into cancer care.  In the media it has been mentioned that 3,000 people are diagnosed with cervical cancer a year, with vaccinations now being available to help its eradication.  Nearly everyone is aware of this condition.  Against this there are estimated to be at least 70,800 people living with a diagnosis of young onset dementia in the UK, with no known cure.  Most people are not aware that you can get dementia at a younger age, in your 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.  In fact, 7.5% of people living with dementia are under the age of 65 i ..read more
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Becoming a carer: How to look after yourself and your loved one after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis
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9M ago
Looking after someone with Alzheimer’s is a full-time job, and it’s not always an easy one. It’s important to know what’s in-store and what support is available, so you can provide the best care possible for your loved one.   Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, affecting 60-80% of people. The disease affects someone’s memory, thinking and behaviour and will eventually grow severe enough to interfere with their everyday tasks and activities. There is currently no cure but treatment and support can help manage symptoms and improve someone’s quality of  life. Becoming ..read more
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Game-changing success for new Alzheimer’s treatments.
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10M ago
Dr Emer MacSweeney BSc (Hons), MRCP, FRCR and Founder & CEO Re:Cognition Health gives her view on the latest developments of treatments for Alzheimer’s. Hugely important and game-changing success for new Alzheimer’s treatments has made headline news, globally, over the past few months. In 2023 Leqembi was  approved by FDA (the USA drug regulatory board) for treatment of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early dementia, due to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Leqembi, a monoclonal antibody developed by Eisiai, removes toxic amyloid protein from the brain and slows progression of Alzh ..read more
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Alzheimer’s Dementia & Care Show: 2024 dates announced
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1y ago
Alzheimer’s Dementia & Care Show: 2024 dates London, July 18th, 2023. Today, ROAR B2B Ltd and Draw Events Ltd are pleased to announce the dates and venue for the 2024 edition of The Alzheimer’s Dementia & Care Show, which will take place on 14-15 June at ExCeL London. The Alzheimer’s Dementia & Care Show is the UK’s only dedicated event for dementia help, support, advice and education. Launched in 2013 the event is established as the must attend care event for family carers, care providers, professionals, and members of the public looking for the very best and latest ideas and in ..read more
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ROAR B2B LTD partners with Draw Events LTD
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1y ago
ROAR B2B Ltd and Draw Events Ltd agree joint venture to grow The Alzheimer’s Dementia & Care Show London, June 14th, 2023. Today, ROAR B2B Ltd and Draw Events Ltd are pleased to announce their strategic partnership to foster the growth and development of The Alzheimer’s Dementia & Care Show. The Alzheimer’s Dementia & Care Show (formerly The Alzheimer’s Show) is the UK’s only dedicated exhibition and conference for dementia and care and has established itself as the UK’s leading event for information, support, and advice. As the organizer of UK Care Week, the rapidly expandi ..read more
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