Campaigns

Are JDR Kiosks effective at engaging the public in dementia research?

16 August 2018

Join Dementia Research (JDR) is promoted through a range of channels including NHS healthcare services, charities, public champions, social media and advertising. However, with a high dependence on staff discussing the service with patients, and on leaflets and paper based materials, we wanted to explore alternative ways to engage patients and encourage registration. This is […]

Join Dementia Research in healthcare settings

25 April 2018

The Office of the NIHR National Director for Dementia Research continues to pilot the use of kiosks in healthcare settings to encourage sign up to Join Dementia Research. The kiosks allow users to enter basic details (name, year of birth, region) and if they would like to be contacted by email or phone. They then […]

Join Dementia Research working with Rowlands Pharmacies

28 March 2018

In February 2018, Rowlands Pharmacy chain delivered a Dementia Research awareness campaign in all its 527 branches across England, Wales and Scotland. Delivered as part of Rowlands’ Healthy Living Pharmacy work, the campaign was a partnership between the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Alzheimer’s Research UK and Join Dementia Research. Pharmacy staff received awareness information to […]

Piloting Dementia Research kiosks in healthcare settings

15 January 2018

The Office of the NIHR National Director for Dementia Research has recently been piloting the use of kiosks in healthcare settings to encourage sign up to Join Dementia Research. The kiosks allow users to enter basic details (name, year of birth, region) and if they would like to be contacted by email or phone. They […]

Join Dementia Research working with Rowlands Pharmacies

9 January 2018

Through February 2018, Rowlands Pharmacy chain will be delivering a Dementia Research awareness campaign in all its 527 branches across England, Wales and Scotland. Delivered as part of Rowlands’ Healthy Living Pharmacy work, this campaign is a partnership between the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Alzheimer’s Research UK and Join Dementia Research. Pharmacy staff […]