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Research highlights what helps people live well with dementia - Dec. 2018

New research has identified the factors that enable people with dementia and their carers to live as well as possible - read the article here

Health services must address multiple conditions in dementia care - Nov. 2018

Most people living with dementia also have at least one other health condition, and health services need to adapt to optimise their health and quality of life, a new study concludes - read the article here

Western Morning News - May 2018

How you can support people who have dementia to live well
Many small things can make a big difference, writes Dr Anthony Martyr - read the article here.


Living well with dementia: how life can still be fun, worthwhile and heading forward - April 2018

One such project is Exeter University’s long-term research study, IDEAL (Improving the experience of Dementia and Enhancing Active Life). Now halfway through its eight years, this examines the benefits of bringing creative arts to dementia/carer groups and hopes to reveal to what extent song, music, poetry, craft and artwork might promote ongoing positivity and improve quality of life for both carers and those cared for. IDEAL 2 is also to include studies with minority groups and those with more severe dementia - read the article here


Telegraph & Argus

Campaigning for better public transport services for people living with dementia - read the article here.

World Alzheimer's Day 2017

IDEAL Participant Annie urges the public to learn about NHS dementia research - Read more.


Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 

Read our press release on the paper Linda Clare et al. "I don't think of it as an Illness": Illness representations in mild to moderate dementia. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (2016). DOI: 10.3233/JAD-150794

  • Nottinghamshire family back 'Join Dementia Research'. NIHR website, Posted May 2015

  • Pili brings dementia into focus, 19 May 2015 

Launch of the project:

  • 'Bath dementia charity RICE in £4 million fight against illness' Bath Chronicle, December 11th 2013