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Neurological Disorders Dementia

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia

A cross party group made up of MPs and Peers with an interest in dementia.

Arts 4 Dementia

Charity helping to develop and co-ordinate dynamic quality events at arts venues as cognitive rehabilitation for families affected by dementia.

AT Dementia

Provides information on assistive technology that can help people with dementia live more independently.

Bright Shadow

A creative social enterprise whose mission is to enable people with dementia and those affected by it to live well and to thrive. https://www.facebook.com/brightshadow.uk/ brightshadow_uk

Dementia - Bupa

Information and advice from Bupa on dementia. Includes facts about causes, symptoms and treatment, as well as advice on caring for a person with dementia.

Dementia - e-LfH

An interactive e-learning resource to support the training of all health and social care staff in recognising, assessing, diagnosing and managing dementia.

Dementia - Independent

The Independent's complete collection of articles and commentary on Dementia.

Dementia Action Alliance

Provides information about this alliance of over 400 organisations helping to deliver the National Dementia Declaration; a common set of seven outcomes informed by people with dementia and their family carers. dementiaaction

Dementia Adventure

A social enterprise that provides training, research, and consultancy services, all with nature in mind. Organising short breaks and holidays for people with dementia and their carers.

Dementia Atlas

Tool which allows people to view local data on dementia care, across a variety of metrics.

Dementia Care

A charity that provides specialist care and independent supported living for people with dementia.

Dementia Catalogue

Lists around 16000 published items; journal articles, books and training materials, DVDs and websites on all aspects of dementia care and research.

Dementia Centre

Comprehensive dementia resource site offering news, forums, chat rooms, downloads, training, services, and games.

Dementia Citizens

Project which provides apps for use on a smartphone or tablet, both to help those suffering from dementia and their carers, and to further research into dementia.

Dementia Consortium

Aims to expedite the development of new drugs for dementia by supporting research into novel targets for neurodegeneration.

Dementia Diaries

UK-wide project that brings together people’s diverse experiences of living with dementia as a series of audio diaries.

Dementia Dog Project

Builds services for people with dementia that brings dogs back into their lives or supports them to continue their relationship with dogs.

Dementia E-learning Course

Aimed at anyone who comes into contact with someone with dementia and provides a general introduction to the disease and the experience of living with it.

Dementia Engagement & Empowerment Project

Brings together groups of people with dementia from across the UK.

Dementia Friends

Aims to build a network of over a million volunteers to assist dementia patients and their families. https://www.facebook.com/DementiaFriends dementiafriends

Dementia Partnerships

Brings together news, tools, advice and resources for those caring for someone with dementia, whether in the family or as a professional.

Dementia Pathfinders Community Interest Company

A social enterprise delivering education and learning for people working in the dementia care field and providing therapeutic care and support for people with dementia and their families.

Dementia Roadmap

Provides information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways to assist primary care staff to more effectively support people with dementia and cognitive impairment, their families and carers.

The Dementia Services Development Centre

Develops services for people with dementia and their carers; includes information about their training and education services, projects, facilities, and resources. Based at the University of Stirling.

Dementia UK

A national charity, committed to improving quality of life for all people affected by dementia; includes a guide to their Admiral Nurses scheme, support services for carers, and background information.

Dementias & Neurodegenerative DiseasesResearch Network (DeNDRoN)

Network created to support the development and delivery of clinical research in dementias including Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, and Huntington's disease.

Engage and Create

Runs the Ignite program, which provides packages of cognitiviely stimulating activities for dementia sufferers, and is avaialbe on license to health and social care organisations.

Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group

Providing information and support for people with frontotemporal dementia. Includes regional contacts, downloads and donation details.

FTD Talk

Offering jargon free news, updates, glossaries and factsheets pertaining to frontotemporal lobe dementia and its variants.

The Jeff Astle Foundation

The Foundation in memory of Jeff Astle as a fitting and lasting legacy to both raise awareness of brain injury in all forms of sport and to offer much needed support to those affected.

Join Dementia Research

A national service that enables people to register their interest and be matched with suitable research studies.

The Many Faces of Dementia - FutureLearn

Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses.

National Mental Health, Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Network

Analyses information and data and turns it into meaningful health intelligence for commissioners, policy makers, clinicians and health professionals to improve services, outcomes and reduce the negative impact of mental health, dementia and neurology problems.

NHS Implementation Guide and Resource Pack for Dementia Care

This guide aims to set out the details for transforming dementia care, and why it is of importance to commissioners, providers and sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs).

Playlist for Life

Encourages families and carers to create a playlist of meaningful music for dementia sufferers to listen to. Includes information on training and volunteering. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Playlistforlife/224044824429091

Rare Dementia Support

Provides information, news and support for sufferer's of five of the rarer types of dementia, and their families and carers.

Sporting Memories Network

Extends the lessons of an innovative Scottish project to improve the well being of people with dementia using reminiscences of football to other sports. With a guide to resources, news and contacts.

The UCL Dementia Research Centre

A hub for clinical research into various forms of dementia. Their work focuses on identifying and understanding the disease processes that cause dementia, the factors that influence these disease processes, and how best to support people with dementia and their families.

UK Journal of Dementia Care

A multi-disciplinary, bi-monthly journal aimed at all professionals working with people with dementia. Focused on improving quality of care in all settings.

Wales Dementia Helpline

Offers confidential emotional support and advice from trained volunteers.

The Wide Spectrum

Promotes good dementia care through providing information and supportive educational/teaching materials; includes a newsletter, with details of books and DVD courses available.

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