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October Volunteer Statistics Published

1 November 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. October 2018 highlights: 438 (-2 on September 2018) new volunteers registered, including 70 (was 83 in September) people with a dementia diagnosis NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG has the most JDR volunteers with 1918 (significantly higher than the nearest with […]

September Volunteer Statistics Published

30 September 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. September 2018 highlights: 440 (+80 on August 2018) new volunteers registered, including 83 (was 51 in August) people with a dementia diagnosis Referrals from charity partners significantly contributed to this months volunteers, and increased traffic from internet searches. However for people with dementia, […]

August Volunteer Statistics Published

3 September 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. August 2018 highlights: 360 (-192 on July 2018) new volunteers registered, including 51 (was 97 in July) people with a dementia diagnosis No single source of referral stands out amongst people without dementia, however for people with dementia, Memory Clinics and GP Surgeries […]

July Volunteer Statistics Published

1 August 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. July 2018 highlights: 552 (-40 on June 2018) new volunteers registered, including 97 (was 83 in June) people with a dementia diagnosis Over 50% of people with dementia registering this month, list GP / Memory Clinic as their source, however ‘other’ stands out […]

June Volunteer Statistics Published

1 July 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. June 2018 highlights: 592 (-360 on May 2018) new volunteers registered, including 83 people with a dementia diagnosis No single source of referral stands out this month, however sign-ups from the Alzheimer’s Show and referral from GP surgery / memory clinic mailings rate […]

New NICE Guidance support delivery of dementia research

20 June 2018

This month the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published updated guidance for NHS and Healthcare providers on the assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers, following a consultation earlier this year. The new guidance excitingly includes supporting for talking to patients about research, specifically: 1.1.11 Tell people […]

May Volunteer Statistics Published

1 June 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. May 2018 highlights: 952 (+163 on April 2018) new volunteers registered, including 98 people with a dementia diagnosis Most new volunteers came as a result of JDR being included in an Alzheimer’s Research UK newsletter (146), and some news coverage (121) NHS Bristol […]

April Volunteer Statistics Published

1 May 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. April 2018 highlights: 789 (-302 on March 2018) new volunteers registered, including 69 people with a dementia diagnosis Most new volunteers came from West of England, with 429 registrations (GP Mailing to patients over 55 undertaken in March) NHS Camden CCG has the […]

March Volunteer Statistics Published

1 April 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. March 2018 highlights: 1091 (+518 on February 2018) new volunteers registered, including 93 people with a dementia diagnosis Most new volunteers came from West of England, with 117 registrations (GP Mailing to patients over 55 undertaken in March) 49 new volunteers claim Pharmacy […]

Dementia 2020 Challenge – 2018 Review

19 March 2018

Overview In 2015, the Department of Health launched the Dementia 2020 Challenge. The Challenge aimed to make England, by 2020, the best country in the world for dementia care, support, research and awareness. The subsequent 2016 Implementation Plan set out a series of commitments and objectives for a range of organisations. You can read more about the Challenge here. […]

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