Recent News and Events

  • Houses of Parliament

    Redditch MP Karen Lumley becomes Dementia Friend

    The MP for Redditch in Worcestershire has become a Dementia Friend, joining a group of political representatives from across the country for one of the group’s sessions in Parliament.

  • Nursing Home

    90% of elderly care home patients have dementia

    A new study by Scotland’s Care Inspectorate has shown that up to 90% of elderly care home residents suffer from dementia.

  • Tesco

    Dementia Community Roadshow begins journey

    The Dementia Community Roadshow is to start its journey across the country, spreading awareness and information about a condition that affects hundreds of thousands of people in the country.

  • Paper Report

    National Dementia Strategy beyond 2014 discussed

    The government has signalled that there must be a contingency plan for the National Dementia Strategy to be continued beyond 2014, explaining that more must be done to improve levels of residential care – as well as other forms of care – which are aimed at helping those affected cope with the condition.

  • Blood pressure drug could be used as dementia treatment

    Tests are being carried out on what could be the first ever treatment for dementia – a development which could change the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

  • Old hands

    ‘Purple Angel’ campaigns for dementia awareness

    A passionate campaigner has been rallying support for improvements in home care for people living with dementia, suggesting that more has to be done in the year ahead.