Manchester Royal Infirmary
Worrying changes nothing. Talking changes everything. We're all
living longer - and therefore facing a higher risk of one day
developing dementia. One
thing's certain: the more we know about dementia, the more prepared we'll be
to face it.Dementia Awareness
Week is Alzheimer's Soc...
From 10am - 4pm today, the Nowgen Centre are hosting a Grand
Exhibition to raise awareness of the ways we support
improved dementia care.
There are a range of exhibition stands showcasing the many
different initiatives across our hospitals where staff are sharing
their learning an...
As part of National Dementia Awareness Week 2014,
Central Manchester University Hospitals are showcasing all the
improvements made to create a dementia-friendly environment for
their patients, including the brand-new Memory Lane in the MRI. The
Memory Lane installation was officia...
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt was at our organisation today to
give a keynote speech at the first of a series of events aimed at
raising awareness of dementia. We hosted the first event
in the Department of Health's Dementia Awareness tour, which
brought together a range of leaders a...
A training company from Liverpool helped to raise awareness of
people living with dementia at an interactive session
aimed at doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. The
company's crew of actors explored a range of scenarios designed to
Academics and healthcare professionals from across Greater
Manchester as well as people with a diagnosis ofdementiaand family carers have
teamed up to devise a new training programme for general hospital
staff. The University of Manchester and Greater Manchester West
Awareness Week and we are holding a series of events at Manchester
Royal Infirmary to raise awareness about the condition, which
affects 750,000 people in the UK, 16,000 of whom are below the age
of 65. The theme of the week is Remember the Person, which
A dementia researcher
based at The University of Manchester and Central Manchester
University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has landed a £30k award
from Alzheimer's Research UK for a pioneering research project
getting underway this month Alzheimer's Research UK is the UK's