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Posted: May 28, 2014

Meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s: Minnesota State Plan

Olivia Mastry

ACT on Alzheimer’s was one of three locale-specific efforts nationwide to participate in the April 29 meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA).

Posted: May 28, 2014

A close shave: masculinity and bodywork in dementia care

Sarah Campbell

This snapshot focuses on a doctoral study at the University of Manchester which is situated within a larger ESRC funded study, ‘The Hair and Care Project’, which seeks to explore the relationship between appearance and personal identity for people with dementia. It was published in the Graduate Journal of Social Science, 9(3), pp. 87.

Posted: May 28, 2014

Mixing methods to explore appearance in dementia care

Richard Ward + Sarah Campbell

This paper considers approaches to investigating appearance and the work invested in maintaining it within dementia care. Ward, R. and Campbell, S. (2013). Mixing methods to explore appearance in dementia care. Dementia. Sage. 12(3) 337–347

Posted: May 28, 2014

Using ‘appearance biographies’ to explore the meanings of appearance for people with dementia

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Appearance and the work invested in it by and for people with dementia are a neglected issue within dementia studies. In policy and practice there exists an assumption that the role of supporting a person to manage their appearance is easily assumed by another within caring encounters, only to be subsumed within the daily task-oriented… Read more »

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Posted: May 27, 2014

World Alzheimer Report 2012 (Summary Sheet)

Nicole Batsch

While public awareness of the existence of dementia has increased, that has not, as yet, led to a greater acceptance of individuals who are coping with dementia. The World Alzheimer Report 2012, published by Alzheimer’s Disease International, looks at overcoming the stigma of dementia.

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Posted: May 27, 2014

World Alzheimer Report 2012: Overcoming the stigma of dementia

Nicole Batsch

The World Alzheimer Report 2012, released on 21 September 2012 by Alzheimer’s Disease International, shares results from a worldwide survey conducted with people with dementia and carers on their personal experiences of stigma.

Posted: May 27, 2014

Core Principles for Involving People with Dementia in Research

Sarah Keyes
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The Scottish Dementia Working Group (SDWG) is a campaigning group of people with dementia. Since 2001, the SDWG has been at the forefront of a growing movement towards people with dementia influencing decisions about their lives. The SDWG research sub-group, established in August 2013, provides a forum in which the large volume of requests coming… Read more »