Tag Archives: Dementia

Dementia in UK Hospitals

Dementia care in hospitals: Findings from National Audit of Dementia interim report Embargoed until Thursday, December 16, 2010 A report into the care received by nearly 8,000 patients with dementia in 206 hospitals in England and Wales has revealed that … Continue reading

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Report urges NHS to cut dementia patients’ hospital stays | Society | guardian.co.uk

A dementia carer holds the hand of a patient. Photograph: Sarah Lee/GuardianThe amount of time that people with dementia spend in hospital should be reduced, a report said today. The Alzheimer’s Society, which commissioned the report, warned that long spells … Continue reading

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Millions of savings can be made by tackling dementia – Alzheimer’s Society

Millions of savings can be made by tackling dementia Published 14 December 2010 Tackling dementia care can help the government achieve the efficiency gains it needs, Alzheimer’s Society said today, Tuesday 14 December. The government must make £20bn of NHS … Continue reading

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Cognitive stimulation is beneficial, even after diagnosis of Alzheimer’s | SharpBrains

An inter­est­ing arti­cle in Nature Reviews last month reviewed sev­eral stud­ies show­ing that cog­ni­tive inter­ven­tion can be ben­e­fi­cial even for indi­vid­u­als already diag­nosed with Alzheimer’s Dis­ease (Buschert et al., 2010).   This content has been Digiproved

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Dementia and the role of mental exercise – Health & Wellbeing

We all know that being active is essential if you want to stay healthy through your sunset years. And for some time we’ve also been told that a mentally active lifestyle can help keep our brains healthy as we age. … Continue reading

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If its good for the heart, its probably good for the head.

Does Vitamin D prevent Alzheimer’s or just cognitive impairment in Alzheimer sufferers? The answer to that question isn’t obvious in this report but lots of people will like the idea of what’s good for your heart is also good for … Continue reading

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What Causes Alzheimer’s – Maybe This?

Self evidently, when developing treatments for diseases its a big help if you can understand the causes so this has to be great news. However even if this proves a success there’ll still be the problem of managing the treatment, … Continue reading

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