Keeping dementia care front and centre is a challenge as Clinical Commissioning Groups and Sustainability and Transformation Plans currently have so many competing areas of focus in the system, Professor Alistair Burns CBE told the audience at “Dementia: Implementing Better Care”. He stressed that it was crucial to change the perception of people with

New Deal on Dementia

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 by
This year Alzheimer’s Society is releasing the New Deal on Dementia. We all know that dementia is the biggest health and social care challenge facing society today, with 850,000 people currently living with the condition, but it doesn’t get anywhere near the attention it deserves.   Alzheimer’s Society want to make dementia impossible to ignore
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) was introduced to assess the quality of research in UK higher education institutions and inform the allocation of government funding for research. Preparations for next exercise comes at a time of radical reform in the UK higher education sector with, not only the independent review of REF, but a review
More than a decade of research and policy has collectively outlined the improvements required in health and care services for people living with dementia. As a health system we have worked hard to improve diagnosis rates in an attempt to ‘seek out’ people living with dementia and their families. Our logic is that being aware