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Better services for younger people with dementia?

Caroline Cantley

Better services for younger people with dementia?

findings from a regional survey of service planning and development

by Caroline Cantley

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Published by Dementia North in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of cover title: NHS Northern and Yorkshire Regional Office.

StatementCaroline Cantley, Pauline Fox, Bob Barber.
ContributionsFox, Pauline., Barber, Bob., Dementia North., NHS Executive. Northern and Yorkshire.
The Physical Object
Pagination22p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20419037M

Dementia Matters Coronavirus Hardship appeal. In these uncertain times we at Dementia Matters will strive to keep services running so those that those that require our much-needed services are able to access them. Read more. Target £ 10, Raised so far £ Please select a donation amount: *.   It’s just that younger people are used to dealing with crappy websites, so they just keep going.” That’s especially true for the 56 million Americans over 50 with incomes under $45, or so.

  An Alzheimer's Society report states that 80% of people in residential care homes have either dementia or severe memory problems – a rise from previous estimates of 62%. Video games are becoming increasingly popular with seniors, even though many didn’t play them in their younger years. For dementia sufferers, the more complicated video games may be too much to learn and master, but the more basic titles—especially puzzle games like Tetris—can be a more stimulating alternative to watching TV.

  iBobbly is a Social and Emotional Wellbeing self-help app for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians aged 15 years and over. Completely private and confidential, it helps by showing you ways to manage your thoughts and feelings, as well as how to decide what is important in your life. Ensuring that iBobbly is culturally informed and safe, . More than 85 per cent of family carers for people with dementia are concerned about a decline in their loved one’s condition as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a new survey has found.


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