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Over the Rainbow: Second Meeting, London 27 June 2014

Posted in LGBT, and Support and Advocacy

We are delighted to announce that the second meeting of the Over the Rainbow LGBT dementia support and advocacy project will be held at PACE on Friday 27 June from 1pm – 4pm. Refreshments and support to travel to the meeting will be provided. The Over the Rainbow project is…

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Over the Rainbow LGBT dementia support and advocacy project – First meeting 29 May 2014, Birmingham

Posted in LGBT, and Support and Advocacy

We are delighted to announce that the first meeting of the Over the Rainbow LGBT dementia support and advocacy project will be held at Birmingham LGBT Centre on Thursday 29 May from 1pm – 4pm. Refreshments and support to travel to the meeting will be provided. The Over the Rainbow…

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What are the experiences of gay, lesbian and bisexual people with dementia?

Posted in LGBT

My name is James McParland and I am conducting research into the experiences of gay, lesbian and bisexual people affected by memory difficulties. I believe that these individuals may face unique challenges, but little is known about these experiences. I hope to interview the person with memory difficulties and someone…

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How do couples communicate during everyday tasks when one person is caring for the other with dementia? Participants wanted for study

Posted in Dementia Project News

My name is Stephanie Ellis-Gray and I am a trainee clinical psychologist from the University of Birmingham. I am completing a research project with my supervisors, Jan Oyebode and Gerry Riley. I have a long-standing interest in dementia. I have run some carers groups in the past, and have worked…

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The “Terrible Maze” of Services for People Living with Dementia – new journal article accepted for publication

Posted in Dementia Project News, and Publications

It is well known that dementia is a challenging, progressive set of conditions which present a large care burden to informal, family carers. A complex tapestry of health and social care services are needed to support people living with dementia. In a new article that has just been accepted for…

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Person Living with Dementia to Join Dementia Project Blog

Posted in Dementia Project News, and DiaBlog with Larry

We are delighted to welcome Larry Gardiner, who has lived with younger onset dementia for some years, as a contributor to the Dementia Project Blog. Elizabeth met Larry at the Dementia: A National Crisis conference in Birmingham in December 2012 when she was representing the Aston Research Centre for Healthy…

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Talk about communication at Global Health Congress, Milan

Posted in Dementia Project News

The 2nd Global Congress for Qualitative Health Research has just been held at the Universita Cattolica in Milan in Italy. The congress brought together qualitative researchers from many different backgrounds, including nursing, occupational therapy, nutrition and psychology and from many different countries, including Canada, the US, the UK, Japan, Austria,…

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