Music sessions can help millions who struggle to speak to lead a richer life, study suggests
Music could be used to transform the lives of millions of people with learning difficulties, dementia, strokes, brain damage and autism and their families, according to a research project from the University of Plymouth and Plymouth Music Zone
From hearing loss to homelessness: students host exhibition of collaborative projects
Plymouth University news: A series of collaborative projects by second year photography students at Plymouth University will be showcased to the public at Studio 102, on the Barbican in Plymouth
National report on airport accessibility
A report analysing UK airports’ accessibility for people with disabilities and mobility restrictions has been published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) – and is endorsed by a key player in dementia care from the University of Plymouth.
£2.7 million study to focus on dementia support workers in primary care
A new study led by the University of Plymouth is investigating how to introduce dementia support workers into GPs surgeries, with the ultimate aim of improving the quality of life for dementia patients and their carers.
Dementia could be detected via routinely collected data, new research shows
A new machine-learning model that scans routinely collected NHS data has shown promising signs of being able to predict undiagnosed dementia in primary care, according to new research.
Plymouth dementia scientist bound for Vienna conference
Plymouth University news: The 13th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases in Vienna will see Dr Oleg Anichtchik from the University of Plymouth present his work
Funding for study which could lead to new drug treatment for dementia diseases
Plymouth University news: New research at the University of Plymouth could lead to hope for those with dementia diseases such as Parkinson's and Huntington's, thanks to support from charity BRACE
‘Floundering without support’ – a dementia carer’s story on why new research is vital
Dorothy Tudor has cared for her partner Bob since he was diagnosed with dementia seven years ago, and explains why new Plymouth and NIHR dementia research is vital
Dementia screening app wins national award
ACEmobile, a dementia screening app developed by Dr Craig Newman from the University of Plymouth and Dr Rupert Noad and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, has won the Using Technology to Improve Efficiency category at the HSJ Awards.
New study finds care home residents benefit from robot pets
University of Plymouth news: Robot pets help the wellbeing of care home residents and those with dementia.
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