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Posted: June 8, 2014

Benefits and Challenges of Participating in a Social Recreation Group…

Elaine Moody

This qualitative study explored the impact of a community-based social recreation group for people with early dementia, focusing on experiences and perceptions of the participants themselves. Phinney A and Moody E (2011). Leisure Connections: Benefits and Challenges of Participating in a Social Recreation Group for People With Early Dementia. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 35(2). pp…. Read more »

Posted: June 5, 2014

Baker Rehab – Sue Paul, Dementia Queen

Sue Paul

Sue Paul discuses her work with alzheimer and dementia patients. She explains how she became known as the Dementia Queen (click on the image to view on Vimeo).

Posted: June 3, 2014

‘Live Well in Later Life’

Glenda Watt

‘Live Well in Later Life’, Edinburgh’s Joint Commissioning Plan for Older People 2012-2022 covers care and support services to older people over 65 years of age, which are delivered by the following partners: City of Edinburgh Council NHS Lothian voluntary sector providers independent sector providers The plan outlines the partnership’s vision for the next ten… Read more »

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Posted: June 3, 2014

Productive Citizenship: Age Scotland Regional Assemblies 2013

Glenda Watt

Age Scotland ran four regional assemblies across the country from August to October 2013 for their members.

Posted: May 29, 2014

Better outcomes for people affected by dementia

Julie Christie

East Dunbartonshire is an area in Scotland where citizens generally enjoy a very good quality of life, with relatively low levels of unemployment and material deprivation. One of the most significant social challenges facing East Dunbartonshire, however, is its ageing population. Julie Christie wrote The East Dunbartonshire Advisory Clinic Model: Better outcomes for people affected… Read more »

Posted: May 29, 2014

Co-production with People Affected by Dementia

Julie Christie

The idea is simple—giving people living with dementia a stronger PRESENCE in local communities and public services and enabling them to make a contribution to other people’s lives. It therefore means moving from needs assessments to capability assessments. This implies a new type of collaboration between people living with dementia and public services, based on… Read more »

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Posted: May 29, 2014

Dementia and Neighbourhoods: a new research programme

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At the G8 Summit on dementia in December 2013 the UK Government announced a £20 million programme of research on dementia jointly managed by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). In all, 6 projects have been funded as part of this programme. One of the largest… Read more »