On their own, most genetic variations linked to Alzheimer’s disease affect a person’s risk by a minuscule amount. Together, however, they pack a wallop, This article from Alz Forum explains.
Anna Volkmer is a NIHR Doctoral Fellow at University College London, in her blog she discusses her work to develop a new speech and language therapy intervention for people with language led dementia.
Paul Brownbill, is from the University of South Wales, in his blog he talks about ‘Quality of Life and the Role of Communal Space in Sheltered Housing’
I am a researcher in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University. My background is in nursing, but I have been an applied health researcher for the past 5 years, working in clinical trials and other types of studies, in different populations and settings, but more recently in care homes. I recently led a study…
For many years people with dementia have been prescribed anti-psychotic drugs to manage challenging behaviours and agitation. Even today the reliance on this medication is too high, however, attitudes have changed, and over the past 5 years or more there had been a drive to reduce the use of these medications. However, that left the…
This team of Early Career Researchers from Leeds Beckett University talk about their work delivering research focused ‘Improving Care & Support for People with Dementia’