European Academy of Neurology Congress 2020

29 May, 2020 | Posted in:

This year’s European Academy of Neurology Congress took place from May 23rd-26th and was the first of its kind to be entirely virtual.  The opening presentation, given by Prof. Dr. Med Claudio L Bassetti, Acting President of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), highlighted the unprecedented circumstances under which the globe is currently operating. With […]

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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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Palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic

30 April, 2020 | Posted in:

Advance care planning, discussions about palliative care and end of life wishes are as essential in the midst of a health pandemic as at any other time. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be less time available to have these vital discussions, the conversations may be taking place remotely or in time-compressed circumstances, and […]

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

28 April, 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. Panel Summary Dementia Academy launched its […]

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Webinars: Admiral nursing, advance care planning and remote clinics in a COVID-19 world

24 April, 2020 | Posted in:

Speakers Admiral nursing – Adapting practice in light of COVID-19 The pandemic and the need for social isolation is having a significant impact on how we deliver health and social care services.  This presentation discusses the model of Admiral Nurse case management and how the charity, Dementia UK, is supporting Admiral Nurses to develop the knowledge […]

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NHS volunteer responders available to anyone who feels at higher risk of contracting COVID-19

23 April, 2020 | Posted in:

Health and social care professionals have been informed today that they can refer people directly to the NHS volunteer responder scheme.  The scheme, established in direct response to the coronavirus pandemic, was launched as a means of supporting those who are self-isolating or have been told to shield* because they are at higher risk from […]

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