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Latest news stories and opinions about the Dental, GP and Care Industries. For your ease of use, we have established categories under which you can source the relevant articles and news items.


25th September 2017

Great Care and Support for People Living with Dementia

James Cross Skills for Care

When people ask me what Skills for Care do (and for that matter what social care is!) I could give...

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25th August 2017

That’s entertainment: how technology can support people with dementia to lead more fulfilling lives

Ewan King Director of Business Development and Delivery (SCIE)

Anyone who’s been on YouTube can support someone with dementia. That’s perhaps a sweeping statement and it’s potentially tricky given...

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22nd May 2017

Are you a Dementia Friend?

Hasnain Hassam Pharmaceutical Specialist

As you may know, last week was Dementia Awareness Week.When I first started to visit care settings to provide clinical...

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17th May 2017

Dementia Awareness Week 2017

Ed Watkinson QCS Director of Care Quality

We just thought we would let you know, if you weren’t already aware, that this week is dementia awareness week....

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25th January 2017

Despite dementia, a vegetarian is still a vegetarian

Ayela Spiro Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

There have been worrying reports that some staff in care homes may be giving food with meat to vegetarians because...

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14th December 2016

‘Curl Up & Dye’ – Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

One of my all-time favourite films is The Blues Brothers, where Carrie Fisher’s character, who had been stood up at...

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05th December 2016

Dementia Awareness Alliance (DAA) Event 2016

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

“We have a lot of work still to do to demystify dementia. Raising awareness takes away fear and worry.” –...

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18th November 2016

Coffee and Dementia: News That’s Cold, Lukewarm or Hot?

Ayela Spiro Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

Some of the most recent headlines on dietary factors and dementia prevention involve cups of coffee. Yes, coffee.In fact, the...

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13th November 2016

Could A Holistic Approach to Mealtimes Help Dementia Sufferers?

Ayela Spiro Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

Dementia is one of the most pressing challenges for the care of older people. It’s also a major contributor to...

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13th November 2016

Dementia: Reducing The Risk

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

In Scotland the number of people affected by dementia is 90,000. This is not including indirect effects on families and...

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