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Do you care for someone living with dementia?

A team of researchers from NIHR School for Social Research, University of Portsmouth, Queen Mary University of London and King’s College London are inviting you to participate in a research study on how homecare workers help with mouth and teeth care. The researchers are keen to talk family carers about the mouth and teeth care […]

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Do you support a family member living at home with dementia?

Researchers at the University of Manchester are keen to hear your experiences of supporting a family member during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are inviting you to take part in an anonymous survey which can be sent to you through the post or it can be completed online. If you are interested in taking part in […]

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Do you work with people experiencing dementia symptoms and their families/carers?

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) are keen to hear your views on what stops people with dementia symptom accessing Memory Assessment Services. The CCG are working with The Behavioural Insights Team to explore how they can improve access to Memory Assessment Services. Your feedback will help develop solutions so that more people can […]

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“It’s made me more aware that I am not the only person caring for a loved one.”

Rosalyn is a full-time carer for her 63-year-old husband Barry who is living with early onset dementia. In the early days, Barry was a professional speedway driver who rode for the Peterborough Panthers and that is where the couple first met. They are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary this year. Rosalyn’s caring role Rosalyn describes her […]

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Do you care for a family member or friend living with dementia?

The Alzheimer’s Society in Peterborough has a range of activities and information sessions for people caring for a family member or friend living with dementia. There are also weekly activities for the person living with dementia, such as singing, crafts and exercise sessions. The information and support sessions for carers take place at the Dementia […]

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Are you looking after someone with delirium?

We know caring for someone diagnosed with delirium can be especially difficult as it happens so quickly, you may feel worried, and the support they need from you may change a lot while they have delirium. Having the right support makes all the difference. Whether you are a carer for someone with delirium living at […]

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Are you involved in caring for someone with dementia?

Are you involved in caring for someone with dementia? NHS East of England Clinical Network mental health team and TIDE (together in dementia every day) are inviting you to a webinar on Purposeful Activity. The Family and Friends Dementia Carers webinar: Purposeful Activity is led by carers and former carers, it will give you the […]

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