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Headset catches early signs of dementia by scanning brain waves

31 October 2017

A Northern Irish start-up has developed a headset that it says could spot early signs of dementia.BrainWaveBank says the headset, which users need to wear while playing games on a phone, could go on sale to the public in three years. It monitors e...


How to be a dementia-friendly cinema

31 October 2017

People living with dementia should be able to live the life they want to lead in their communities, irrespective of their condition. This will only be achieved with greater awareness, understanding, and support for those impacted by dementia. Cine...


Finalists for Outstanding Dementia Care Product at National Dementia Care Awards

18 October 2017

Here are the finalists for the 8th National Dementia Care Awards 2017, in the Outstanding Dementia Care Product. The winners will be announced on Thursday 9th November, and all of these products are now listed on Atdementia:-Call-to-Mind Board Gam...

Confident Conversations about Technology - Inverness (support practitioners)

24 November 2017

This is a specially designed learning programme developed in partnership with the Focus on Dementia team. It is for all post-diagnostic support practitioners throughout Scotland, who support people living with dementia and their families and carer...


Confident Conversations about Technology - Glasgow (support practitioners)

28 November 2017

This is a specially designed learning programme developed in partnership with the Focus on Dementia team. It is for all post-diagnostic support practitioners throughout Scotland, who support people living with dementia and their families and carer...


Making Activity Meaningful for People with Dementia - course

29 November 2017 - 30 November 2017

Increase your knowledge, skills and confidence in developing a varied programme of activity for people with dementia in meaningful ways through the use of activity.Suitable for support staff from care settings (including volunteers) who work direc...

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