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  • Dementia Awareness Week - Join the conversation!

    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...

  • ***Grand Dementia Exhibition 2014 Today!

    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...

  • ***Memory Lane opens at the MRI as part of Dementia Awareness Week

    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...

  • ***Jeremy Hunt Visits Manchester in Support of Dementia

    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...

  • ***Living with Dementia - an interactive training session to improve awareness

    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 help think

    • New innovative training to improve the care of people with dementia in hospitals

      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 Mental Healt...

    • *  Remember the person

      It's Dementia 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 encourag...

    • *  Alzheimer's funding boost for Manchester scientist

      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 leadi...