Tag: Alzheimer’s Research UK

    Inspirational dementia champion becomes Ambassador for Care Campaign for the Vulnerable

    Inspirational dementia champion becomes Ambassador for Care Campaign for the Vulnerable

    Inspirational dementia champion Terry Eccott has become an Ambassador for Care Campaign for the Vulnerable. Care Campaign for the Vulnerable was founded six years ago by Jayne Connery, following her mother’s experiences in the care sector. It now has more than 55,000 supporters on social media, with many sharing their own experiences of family members’ […]

    10th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care home operator pledges £100,000 to healthcare charities

    Care home operator pledges £100,000 to healthcare charities

    Award-winning care provider, Hallmark Care Homes is joining forces with Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity this year in an effort to defeat dementia and ensure no care worker will ever face financial hardship alone.   Employees and residents from Hallmark’s 17 homes and Central Support Office are embarking on fundraising activities for […]

    5th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    David Cameron’s role as President of Alzheimer’s Research UK will help to keep the spotlight on dementia

    David Cameron’s role as President of Alzheimer’s Research UK will help to keep the spotlight on dementia

    Former Prime Minister, David Cameron, has today been announced as the new President of Alzheimer’s Research UK. Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive of Alzheimer’s Society, said: “Decades of underfunding has seen dementia research lagging more than 20 years behind the progress seen in cancer research, which sees more than six times more funding than dementia. David […]

    25th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Alzheimer’s Research UK launches website explaining dementia to children

    Alzheimer’s Research UK launches website explaining dementia to children

    Alzheimer’s Research UK has created a website called ‘Dementia Explained’ to help young people better understand dementia as a new poll reveals that nearly three in ten parents in the UK say their children aged 18 and under have felt the impact of the condition. The website, www.dementiaexplained.org, provides child-friendly dementia information focusing on the […]

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