Challenges, Solutions and Innovation in Dementia
Transforming the lives of people with dementia
Projects and News
University teams up with National Association of Local Councils for groundbreaking research on dementia
More news about our dementia initiatives
- New policy research unit to improve dementia prevention, diagnosis and care 3 August 2023
- University hosts dementia conference 26 June 2023
- Project explores potential for digital technologies to create inclusion and opportunities in Devon and Cornwall 20 February 2023
- Study explores links between people taking multiple medications and dementia 12 October 2022
- New study finds care home residents benefit from robot pets 29 September 2022
What makes a community dementia friendly?
Conference addresses dementia in the UK – and Far East
Plymouth/Macau agreement seeks to foster and further work on dementia
Ian Sherriff appeared at a conference in Japan to showcase Plymouth's dementia-friendly initiatives
Japanese media visit dementia-friendly Plymouth
Plymouth dementia expertise is to be used in China in a new partnership
“Ian has been, and remains, one of the foremost champions for our cause. We are therefore delighted to welcome Ian as a new member of our Ambassador team. The knowledge and experience that he brings is invaluable and over the years he has built up significant networks with people with dementia and their carers and families, volunteers, politicians, journalists, academics and health and social care professionals."
Conversations with Ian Sherriff, BEM
Coming Back to Me
Written by poet Karen Hayes, using lines contributed by people whose lives have been touched by dementia; read here by researchers, poets and supporters of the National Memory Day Project.
At the launch of National Memory Day, we asked you to create a poem inspired by your own experiences of dementia. The first line was contributed by Sir Andrew Motion, President of National Memory Day and former Poet Laureate.
This is what you created.