Updates

Lincolnshire-based Tanglewood Care Homes Champion Dementia Research

5 June 2018

Tanglewood Care Homes has become the first residential care provider in the UK to become a Join Dementia Research Champion.

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 […]

Join Dementia Research: An Occupational Therapist’s viewpoint

14 May 2018

Carol Duff, Occupational Therapist

Carol Duff has worked as an occupational therapist at the NHS for over 25 years. During that time she has supported many people experiencing the process of receiving a diagnosis of dementia.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Student Ambassadors for Join Dementia Research

27 February 2018

The Clinical Research Network in the North West Coast has been working with a student society at Lancaster University in supporting Join Dementia Research. Defying Dementia is a campaign to support research into drugs and development relating to dementia and neurodegenerative diseases. The student society works to advocate this campaign, and are now becoming Student […]

We’re recruiting, help us deliver for Join Dementia Research

8 February 2018

  The Office of the NIHR National Director for Dementia Research is looking to appoint a new Research Project Administrator to help support our Embedding Research in Care Project (ERICA). This exciting opportunity offers someone a chance to play a key role in helping ensure that Join Dementia Research is shared with patients and carers […]

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