What’s new in dementia this week

 

 

 

Ireland: Dementia in the media this week

 

1. ‘Spotting the danger signs of dementia...’  

 

http://www.eveningecho.ie/life/Spotting-the-danger-signs-of-dementia-44cf2318-1088-4d9e-9a02-a418b089b8ca-ds

 

2. ‘Elderly home care scheme is likely to be means-tested’

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/elderly-home-care-scheme-is-likely-to-be-meanstested-35612470.html

 

http://health.gov.ie/blog/press-release/minister-mcentee-publishes-review-of-regulation-and-financing-of-homecare-in-other-countries/

 

https://www.ageaction.ie/news/2017/04/11/warning-means-testing-homecare

 

 

Ireland: Date for your diary

 

 

1. 7th Annual Memory Clinic Conference

 

Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Memory Clinic Conference taking place on Friday June 16th 2017 in St. James's Hospital, Dublin 8.

 

Discounted early bird tickets are Ř80 and available until June 9th. Standard tickets are Ř100 thereafter.

 

To register for the conference please https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/memory-clinic-conference-7-tickets-32470198237

 

For conference details please see http://www.memoryclinics.ie/conference-timetable/conference-2014

 

 

2.  Would you like to attend a dementia inclusive play in Cork?

 

The Stack Theatre located in CIT's Cork School of Music on Union Quay in Cork City Centre are showing ‘Puck and the Lovers’ based on Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’ on Sunday April 23rd with two showings at 2pm and 6.30pm Admission is free, contact alisonmc.atack@gmail.com for bookings.

 

 

UK: Dementia in the media this week

 

1. ‘HSBC unveils measures to help customers affected by dementia

 

 

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/hsbc-unveils-measures-to-help-customers-affected-by-dementia-35615901.html

 

 

2. ‘Healthcare professionals need more training to support LGBT people with dementia, report warns

 

https://rcni.com/nursing-standard/newsroom/news/healthcare-professionals-need-more-training-to-support-lgbt-people-dementia-report-warns-82111

 

3. ‘Innovative music therapy programme helps people living with dementia

 

http://eastlancsccg.nhs.uk/news/478-innovative-music-therapy-programme-helps-people-living-with-dementia?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

4. ‘Reports that Marmite prevents dementia are laying it on a bit thick’

 

http://www.nhs.uk/news/2017/04April/Pages/Reports-that-Marmite-prevents-dementia-are-laying-it-on-a-bit-thick.aspx

 

UK: Date for your diary

 

1. 2017 Dementia MRI Conference

 

The conference, which isorganised by imaging and clinical dementia scientists from Universities of Cardiff, Bristol and Cambridge and focuses on the role of MRI in risk identification, early diagnosis and clinical trials’, takes place from 22-23rd May at Cardiff University

 

Registration closes on April 15th, to register please see https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dementia-mri-conference-2017-tickets-28917406742?aff=ehomecard

 

 

 

 

Worldwide: Date for your diary

 

1.  DAI and ADI  ‘A Meeting Of The Minds’ Webinar

 

As part of Alzheimer Disease International’s Conference in Kyoto, Marc Wortmann, Executive Director of Alzheimer's Disease International will host a webinar on April 26th at 9.30pm. The webinar will run for approximately 1 hour.

 

To register please see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dai-a-meeting-of-the-minds-webinar-with-marc-wortmann-april-2627-2017-tickets-33552672948

 

 

Worldwide: Dementia in the media this week

 

1. Palliative care for dementia patients’

 

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/palliative-care-for-dementia-patients

 

 

2. ‘Nursing home residents with dementia often get unneeded drugs at end of life’

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/nursing-homes-dementia-1.4063889