What’s new in dementia this week

 

November 30th 2018

 

Ireland: What’s in the media

 

 

1. Supporting the Person with Dementia in Hospital: a handbook for staff working in hospitals’

 

http://www.understandtogether.ie/news-and-events/news/supporting-the-person-with-dementia-in-hospital-a-handbook-for-staff-working-in-hospitals-.html

 

2. ‘Alzheimer society calls for extra funding for dementia’

 

https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2018/1128/1013878-alzheimer-resources/

 

3.  Irish Dementia Working Group member Fr Des O’ Grady talks to Sean O’ Rourke about living with dementia

 

Listen back here https://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/rteradiowebpage.html#!rii=b9_21471229_15036__

 

 

4.  ‘Can You See What I See? - Artist Caroline helping people with dementia’

 

http://www.echo.ie/show/article/can-you-see-what-i-see-artist-caroline-helping-people-with-dementia

 

 

UK: What’s in the media

 

1. ‘Loving Dad is hard because of his dementia’

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-46345267

 

2. ‘Dementia: brief cognitive assessments often misdiagnose condition’

 

https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k5047

 

 

 

Worldwide: What’s in the media

 

 

1. ‘Global organizations support emerging leaders changing brain health and dementia landscape

 

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-11/aa-gos112718.php

 

 

2. ‘Dementia Australia has formalised its relationship with Dementia Alliance International’

 

https://mailchi.mp/6ce56e3f45a7/cafe-l-brain-november-13-14-3371685?e=469b917791

 

3. ‘OECD publishes health at a glance report’

 

(Dementia prevalence estimates on pages 108 and 109 of the report)

 

https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/News/Policy-watch/Thursday-22-November-2018-OECD-publishes-health-at-a-glance-report