Campaigns

Join Dementia Research Kiosks

8 April 2019

Join Dementia Research Kiosk

For the past 18 months Join Dementia Research Kiosks have been placed in more than 173 locations around the country, received almost 3,000 enquires, and helped 630 people fully register. on Join Dementia Research. The locations these kiosk have been based have varied from GP Surgeries, Pharmacies, and Memory Clinics, to being used by volunteers […]

New tool helping healthcare professionals LEARN to help people Join Dementia Research

7 April 2019

Holding Hands

Join Dementia Research has helped more than 40,000 people connect with research studies over the past four years. As a result, researchers and their studies have massively benefited, with more than 11,000 study enrolments in this time. However, if we are going to turn the corner and find ways to better prevent, diagnose, treat, care for and maybe […]

Collaboration between Join Dementia Research and Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service

14 February 2019

People across Bristol with a diagnosis of dementia and interest in taking part in research will have the opportunity to sign up to the Join Dementia Research service this month, thanks to a collaboration with the Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service (BDWS). BDWS has approximately 700 service users who have consented to be contacted about research but may not be […]

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 […]