Overview for dementia


Report calls to bring housing, health and social care agencies together

This briefing, produced by the National Housing Federation in partnership with HACT, highlights the role housing associations can play in transforming dementia care pathways. It encourages health and social care commissioners to work more closely with housing providers at a local level. Also to design more robust and coordinated pathways of support for the increasing number of families who will be living with dementia over the next few decades.

 

Written by Adam Smith on Thursday October 15, 2015
Category: In the news - Tags: housing, dementia, carehome, hact, nhf



Dementia in the future: what’s in store for our children?

A new analysis has estimated that for every child born this year, one in three can be expected to develop dementia during their lifetime. The finding is revealed on World Alzheimer’s Day, a date that sees people around the globe raise awareness of dementia, and the statistic goes a long way to demonstrate the scale

Written by Kirsty Marais - www.dementiablog.org on Monday September 21, 2015
Categories: Dementia, Government and policy, In the news - Tags: dementia, charity, research