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NHS using smart meters to monitor people with dementia

21 February 2019

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool John Moores University are using smart meter technology to monitor people with dementia, in a bid to reduce hospital admissions by eradicating falls and accidents.It is also hoped that the technology ...

Computer game for training dementia carers will be accessible online for free

21 February 2019

A group of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania information technology researchers together with colleagues from other countries have developed a computer game for dementia carers. In the game the players experience various everyday si...

Graduate secures almost £1m investment for company founded after grandfather’s dementia diagnosis

24 January 2019

Loughborough University alumnus Alex Nash is set to get 2019 off to a flying start having secured almost £1m in investment for his company, Alcuris.Alex founded the company in 2017 whilst studying Product Design at the University and was inspired...

Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference

19 March 2019 - 20 March 2019

The Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference is heading to Harrogate in 2019. Join us on 19-20 March 2019 at the Harrogate Convention Centre to hear the latest findings in dementia research at the UK’s largest dementia research conference.Bo...

Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference 2019

21 May 2019 - 22 May 2019

Alzheimer’s Society Annual Conference is a must attend event for anyone working in health and social care, local and national government, policy and research. More details here.

The Alzheimer's Show 2019

7 June 2019 - 8 June 2019

Who should come to The Alzheimer’s Show? Anyone living with or worried about Alzheimer’s or dementiaCarers, partners, family members, friends and care professionalsAnyone with a personal or professional interest in learning morePeople ...

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