2nd International Conference on Dementia and Dementia Care will hold during April 17-18, 2019 at Toronto, Canada. The theme of the conference is “Breakthrough in Dementia Research and Care”. This conference will cover the new research techniques and advancements taking place in dementia research and care for the dementia patients. Parallel sessions designed will focus…
Tag: Dementia Care
The first ‘Dementia Care Research summit’ will celebrate successes in dementia care research to date. We will review the landscape today and consider how the research and policy community can drive forward this vital area of research to change the lives of the over 850,000 people living with dementia today and their loved ones.
The summit is supported by Alzheimer’s Society, National Institute of Health Research and the Economic and Social Research Council.
Clarissa Giebel shares details of how her covid-19 dementia research studies have been conceived, funded, approved and started recruiting in under two weeks.,
Guest Blog – People with dementia are still able to engage in daily tasks – so let’s stop doing everything for them
Blog from Dr Clarissa Giebel, exploring the fine balance between caring, helping, empowering and disempowering people with living with dementia.
Dr Clarissa Giebel discusses her research into social care during the pandemic, providing a reminder that social support services are key, and they themselves need further support.
Guest Blog – We need environments for people with dementia that are tech ready for social connectivity
Joanna Sun from the University of Wollongong discusses her work in her first blog for Dementia Researcher, exploring can care homes fulfil the needs of people living with dementia, their families and staff and how technology is being fully utilised.
Blog by Dame Philippa Russell, Vice-President of Carers UK shared from the NICE website. Discussing her work with NICE to develop the guideline on ‘support for adult carers’.
Podcast – Communication training for people with language led dementia (primary progressive aphasia)
This week Lakshini talks to Anna Volkmer, Rosemary Townsend and Oliver Sawyer discussing of speech and language therapy and their research around communication training for people with language led dementia (primary progressive aphasia).
Podcast – Dementia and risk enablement in NHS and Social Care settings (Functional Objects and Mobility)
Megan Calvert-O’Hare talks with Dr Pippa Collins and Kellyn Leed from the University of Southampton. Discussing their work to support people with dementia to stay mobile while in hospitals, and the benefits of enabling use of functionality objects in hospitals and nursing homes.
Anna Volkmer host a far reaching discussion with Professor Jill Manthorpe, Dr Dawne Garrett and Esther Wiskerke. Exploring care and support in care homes, sexual intimacy, relationships and what can be considered as appropriate behaviour.