Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network (CHAIN) is an online mutual support network for people working in health and social care. It gives people a simple and informal way of contacting each other to exchange ideas and share knowledge.
The aim of the CHAIN dementia sub-group, of which Alzheimer's Society is the stake-holder, is to enable those with an interest in dementia care and research to connect and share knowledge and expertise.
Written by Lakshini Mendis on Wednesday September 5, 2018
dementia, carehome, alzheimers
The Dementia Friendly Awards was launched by Alzheimer's Society in 2013. The awards celebrate and showcase the achievements of those across the UK who are leading the way on creating dementia-friendly communities and improving the lives of everybody affected by dementia. Nominations are now open for the fifth Dementia Friendly Awards.
Written by Lakshini Mendis on Monday July 9, 2018
All people with dementia should be provided with information on research studies they could participate in, according to new guidelines on best practice released by NICE.
Written by Lakshini Mendis on Thursday June 21, 2018
Dementia, Government and policy
As a doctor researcher within UCL psychiatry, I am concerned with what works to help people with dementia and their families and to generate and help implement research which makes a difference to future dementia challenges.
Written by Professor Gill Livingston, University College London on Thursday August 3, 2017
gill, livingston, ucl, marque, lancet, risk, factors
New study aims to assess whether a medication called Guanfacine can improve thinking, in people with Alzheimer’s Disease.
It easy to think at the beginning of a study that once care homes have been recruited, the rest of the study will be plain sailing.... think again!