Huge impact on people living with dementia as COVID-related care home mortality rates are released

8 July, 2020 | Posted in:

Over 60,000 care home residents died in the past few months, said a report released on 7th July by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Of those residents who died, 49.5% had a recorded pre-existing condition of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. These shocking statistics suggest that almost 30,000 people living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease […]

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The long term implications of COVID-19 are becoming apparent

29 June, 2020 | Posted in:

We have become increasingly aware, over the past few months, that the symptoms of COVID-19 are wider ranging than initially thought.  A recent article in Reuters has highlighted the full extent of this, and called into question whether we are prepared, as a society, for the rehabilitative process that will be needed by many who […]

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Survey: How has COVID-19 impacted your dementia service?

10 June, 2020 | Posted in:

Dementia Academy is keen to support you with relevant information, education and signposting wherever possible. To ensure our webinars are as valuable to you as possible, we would like to know how your service is being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This will help us understand what is needed in the current land of dementia […]

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Webinar: Virtual clinics in COVID times

19 May, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the Dementia Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change. Speakers  Chair: Prof Iracema Leroi, Associate […]

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Webinar: Alzheimer’s disease & dementia – Care and support in a COVID-19 world: Nurse perspectives from the frontline

4 May, 2020 | Posted in:

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the Dementia Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change. Chair Speakers Summary Overview The core […]

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