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Offering better dental care to people with dementia
New guidance has been produced to help dentists offer people living with dementia a better experience when visiting their practices. Dental practices across the UK can play an increasingly pivotal role in the broader care offered to people living with dementia. Not only do dentists see patients on a regular basis and can spot changes … Continued
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Now is the time to change the conversation about dementia
This World Alzheimer’s Day there are fifty million people around the world living with dementia. This number is set to triple by 2050. Dementia is not an inevitability. It can be overcome through research. At Alzheimer’s Research UK, we believe research can change the future, but to have the best shot of succeeding, we must … Continued
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Raising awareness of delirium and dementia
Dementia is the most common pre-existing condition among COVID-19 deaths, present in a quarter of all deaths. We must continue to adapt and innovate in order to provide this vulnerable and disproportionately affected group with the support they need. During the pandemic some specialist services such as memory services had to close, or in some … Continued