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Hospital installs new technology to bring back old memories

4 September 2017

New technology has been installed in areas across Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley to offer extra support to patients with dementia.The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Dudley hospital, has introduced Reminiscence Interactive Ther...

Smart watches will soon be able to detect your every move

4 September 2017

'Memory reminder' smart watches – that help you to remember what you were doing yesterday and remind you what you need to do today – could be available in three to five years. Scientists have come up with a new algorithm that e...

Facial recognition ePAT app helps you tell if people with dementia are in pain

14 August 2017

A point-of-care assessment app designed to help detect pain in people with dementia has gained approval for use as a medical device in Australia and Europe.The Electronic Pain Assessment Tool (ePAT) is a mobile application tool, which has evolved ...

27th Alzheimer Europe Conference

2 October 2017 - 4 October 2017

We are very happy to invite you to the 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference which will be organised in collaboration with Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft in Berlin from 2 to 4 October 2017.This year’s conference will be held under the motto '...

Leading Dance with Older People – A 2-day Course

10 October 2017 - 4 November 2017

This 2-day training course on facilitating dance and movement with older people with limited mobility and/or dementia will include input about dementia from an expert, together with practical workshops offering take-away dance tasks to add to your...

Seminar: The decline of Robert Southey

12 October 2017

How archive materials can be used to examine dementia. A seminar in the Centre for Dementia 2017 Seminar Series by Professor Lynda Pratt of The University of Nottingham. From 11.30am to 12.30pm.View more details here

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