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Dementia risk now included in NHS Health Check

Adding the dementia element will enable healthcare professionals to talk to patients about how they can reduce their dementia risk

John Bell & Croyden takes to the treadmill for charity

During the month of the London Marathon, the team aims to run over 26.2 miles on a machine in front of the Wigmore Street store for Alzheimer's Society

Families struggle with variation in care home quality

The proportion of care homes rated ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires improvement’ increased in one in five local authority areas, according to analysis

Harness research to improve dementia care, report urges

A new report from Alzheimer’s Society sets out a roadmap for how to harness research to ensure quality of life for people with dementia

Inspire healthier lifestyles to reduce dementia risk

Three-quarters of adults would consider changes to their lifestyle to reduce their risk of developing dementia

Quality payments: Dementia Friends training

How pharmacies can meet Quality Payment criteria by getting on board with the Dementia Friends initiative

Support people with dementia to manage medication

People with dementia and their carers would benefit from more support, researchers have suggested

‘Shameful inequality’ for people with dementia says charity

A report highlights a “shameful inequality” between people dying with dementia and those dying without the condition

Numark urges members to become dementia aware

Numark is set to distribute resources to members on behalf of Alzheimer’s Research UK

Dementia suffers families are saving the NHS £11.6bn per year

The report hopes to expose the needs of the near 700,000 people in the UK who care for someone living with dementia

NICE recommendations on preventing frailty in later life

“These guidelines are a hugely welcome shift in public health thinking," said Jeremy Hughes, Alzheimer’s Society

Help patients with dementia

Dementia Friends is encouraging pharmacists to attend a training session and help patients suffering from the condition  

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