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Care is a Relational Issue

Posted in Care, Care Regulation, Dementia Project News, Legal issues, Publications, Research, and Social Care Reform

On this carers rights day, I thought it would be useful to reflect on some of the key arguments in my recently published book, Duties to Care: Dementia, Relationality and Law. This book, which is the latest publication founded on data collected from the dementia project Duties to Care research,…

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“It’s a maze the system, a terrible maze!”

Posted in Dementia Project News, and Social Care Reform

A new research article by Elizabeth Peel and Rosie Harding has been published ‘online first’ in Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice. ‘“It’s a huge maze, the system, it’s a terrible maze”: Dementia carers’ constructions of navigating health and social care services’ explores data from both the…

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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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