Overview for Dementia

Join the Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network (CHAIN) Dementia Sub-group

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
Category: Dementia - Tags: dementia, carehome, alzheimers

Nominations for the Dementia Friendly Awards 2018 now open

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
Category: Dementia - Tags: awards, alzheimerssociety

Sustaining research involvement until the end of the project – response rates and retention

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!

Written by Danni Collingridge Moore, Senior Research Associate, Division of Health Research, Lancaster University on Thursday March 30, 2017
Categories: Delivering Care Home Research, Dementia, My Research Project - Tags: pace, lancaster, danni, retention, recruitment, Collingridge, Moore