British Transport Police at the National Dementia Friendly Awards

British Transport Police (BTP) York officer, PC Fiona Andrews, attended the 2016 Dementia Friendly Awards earlier this week following her selection to the awards’ judging panel.  Fiona, whose work supporting vulnerable communities in the North East area first attracted attention in 2014, was invited to be a judge by the Alzheimer’s Society due to her…
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Understanding Dementia with Lewy bodies

Our researchers here at Newcastle University joined with colleagues from across the UK to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Lewy Body Society at the Centre for Life on Friday 18th November 2016. Although it is not widely known, Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is actually the second largest type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease….
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Launch of Dementia and Incontinence Network

Do you have experience of or an interest in Dementia and Incontinence?  Come and join us at an interactive insight gathering event on 24th November 2016 in Newcastle.  Hosted by the Dementia Innovation Hub, this event will bring together researchers, engineers and innovators, clinicians, patients and care organisations to explore this important issue and launch the Dementia and Incontinence Network….
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Alzheimer’s Research UK public event

If you are in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 14th September 2016, Alzheimer’s Research UK are holding an event comprising talks on Alzheimer’s and other dementias, current treatments and latest research. If you’d like to participate, please see below for details. ARUK-publicmeeting-Newcastle_2016 Final