From MasterClass to Chair of Psychiatry

June 23, 2017

by Dr Peter Fletcher One of the many joys of having been the Parkinson’s Academy’s Academic Director since we began our MasterClasses in 2002 is that I have read every single needs analysis questionnaire submitted by our participants – 100s and 100s of them! What talent we have passing through our MasterClases, with what I see […]

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BPSD guide – New phone app for dementia

April 13, 2017

BPSD Guide is a new phone app developed by the University of New South Wales to provide guidance for clinicians in their role of assisting residential aged care facility staff, community care staff and family members caring for persons living with dementia, who present with behavioural and psychological symptoms.

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Academy partners with Manchester University to deliver Dubai MasterClass

April 12, 2017

After the Neurology Academy’s recent successful development of separate Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and dementia streams, the Neurology Academy has now taken another step having launched its first International MasterClass. February’s Dementia MasterClass was held in Sharjah, Dubai, in collaboration with The University of Manchester and the Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning. This one-day course […]

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Palliative Care MasterClass launches

April 6, 2017

We are pleased to announced the launch of our first Palliative Care MasterClass which is aimed in particular at clinicians involved in Parkinson’s and dementia care. 27 November 2017 Course costs: £275 per person Location: Manchester

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: pedalling for dementia

April 5, 2017

 Tour de Yorkshire 2017 is an internationally-renowned professional cycling event taking place 28 – 30 April 2017. We are delighted that not only will the tour be going past the Dementia Academy’s doorstep, but Alzheimer’s Society has been selected to be the official charity partner!

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New dementia toolkit is an Aladdin’s cave of information

February 13, 2017

Dementia Interactive Care Pathway Toolkit provides a one-stop shop resource for professionals working in dementia care. Following a partnership between academia, the NHS and the third sector, clinicians can now access a free toolkit containing a comprehensive roadmap and resources for the care of people with dementia.

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Dementia interactive care toolkit launches

November 30, 2016

Today the Dementia Academy is launching its Dementia Interactive Care Pathway Toolkit. This integrated care pathway has been developed to help clinicians understand the route a person with dementia may follow in order to receive appropriate care to manage the disease.

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Developing an integrated care pathway

October 11, 2016

by Sue Thomas There is currently huge interest in and awareness of dementia. This has been ignited by the publication of the National Dementia Strategy in 2009, energised by the first Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia in 2012 and fuelled by a raft of developments such as the hospital dementia scheme, the primary care detection […]

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First Dementia MasterClass

April 21, 2016

by Sarah Gillett This blog is an extract from an article published in the journal of Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation on 15 April 2016

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