One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study published in the Lancet.
Professor Alistair Burns National Clinical Director for Dementia and Professor Bee Wee National Clinical Director for End of Life Care held an NHS England (NHSE) round table discussion with key stakeholders in London at which the Dementia Academy was represented by MasterClass faculty member Sue Thomas.
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 in the questionnaires translated into three-dimensional reality both during the MasterClasses and in terms of what happens next.
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. Continue reading
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 focused on advancing delegates’ understanding of the clinical and managerial aspects of caring for people at all stages of dementia. Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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! Continue reading