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A £7M scheme to provide specialist  dementia care and create 100 new  jobs has been given the green light. Councillors in Gwynedd unanimously overturned a recommendation by officials to reject a planning  application to develop the site of the  former Ysbyty Bryn Seiont community hospital on the outskirts of Caernarfon.…
The ENRICH project to increase dementia research in Care Homes in Scotland was launched at a care homes conference in Glasgow on last week. The project will provide support for care homes wanting to host research stiudies as well as for researchers wanting to start research studies in a Care…
A specialist maritime care home, in Banstead, Surrey, is looking to reach out to individuals and families living with the challenges of dementia, in support of the national drive to establish dementia-friendly communities. The Royal Alfred Seafarers Society has embraced the Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friends campaign by offering a ‘safe…
Tuesday, 20 Aug, 2013

Webwatch - Life Changes Trust

The Life Changes Trust (LCT) has been founded to transform the life chances of: ●    young people leaving care ●    people newly diagnosed with dementia and their carers. In Scotland, £50 million investment is being made by the BIG Lottery Fund (BIG) over ten years in these two target beneficiary…
According to Alzheimer Scotland figures, there are approximately 86,000 people who have dementia in Scotland, and around 3,200 of these people are under the age of 65. Access to information on the disease - what is is, how it manifests, how it can be treated, and what supports are available…
AN innovative project has been launched to improve care for people with dementia following successful trials in towns across the North-East.
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