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World Alzheimer’s Month September 2021

World Alzheimer’s Month September 2021 September 2021 is World Alzheimer’s Month, with World Alzheimer’s Day falling on September 21st.  Launched in 2021, the World Alzheimer’s Month is an international campaign that runs annually and aims to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. In the UK alone, an estimated 800,000 people currently experience…

Dementia Care and Nursing Home Expo 2019

This March sees the return of the Dementia, Care and Nursing Home Expo, being held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.  Showcasing annually, the Expo is renowned as the UK’s most dynamic social care event, with a huge focus on inspiring positive business growth and sustainable practices within the health, welfare and care sector.…

World Alzheimer’s Month Part 4: Responsive Measures

To view part 1 of this blog series, please click here. To view part 2 of this blog series, please click here. To view part 3 of this blog series, please click here. In the last instalment of this 4-part blog series during World Alzheimer’s Month, we discuss the importance of training when faced with…

World Alzheimer’s Month Part 2: Proactive vs Reactive

To view part 1 of this blog series, please click here. In the second instalment of our 4-part World Alzheimer’s Month blog series we are focusing on the importance of ensuring proactive preventative measures are put in place within care settings, thus ensuring care staff are trained appropriately and correctly. It is very common for…

World Alzheimer’s Month Part 1: Violence & Aggression in Dementia Care

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and reducing the stigma associated with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, a degenerative brain condition that affects over 50 million people internationally. People’s experiences of dementia are always going to be different, some may not associate violence and aggression with dementia, but unfortunately for a lot…