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Pan-London Education and Careers for Care Home Nurses (PEACH): Call for applications

Jul 17, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Pan-London Education and Careers for Care Home Nurses (PEACH) is an education, research, and career development pathway for care home registered nurses. There are now 25 fully-funded places available for eligble early career registered nurses working in care homes for older adults across London. Don't miss out!

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Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust ENRICH Consultation

Jul 13, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are looking to host another ENRICH forum in the near future... and they need your help!

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Nominations for the Dementia Friendly Awards 2018 now open

Jul 09, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

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. 

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New NICE guidelines recommend telling people about dementia research opportunities

Jun 21, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

 

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.

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High prevalence of adverse effects with active buprenorphine use in care home residents living with dementia

May 29, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Buprenorphine transdermal system is increasingly prescribed for people with advanced dementia. However, little is known about the potential adverse effects, such as nausea, sedation, or confusion, in people living with moderate to severe dementia and depressive symptoms in care homes.

This gap was addressed by the DEP.PAIN.DEM trial, which was funded by the Research Council of Norway and conducted by the Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine, University of Bergen.

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Dementia Action Week 2018

May 22, 2018 by Lakshini Mendis

Did you know that we are in the middle of Dementia Action Week 2018 (21-27 May 2018)? Take steps to stand united with people living with dementia this week.

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