Topic Dementia

Last updated: 24 January 2023



</p><p><b>Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) group meeting for
the Dementia –Person Aligned Care Team (D-PACT) project.</b> D-PACT researchers
meet regularly with groups of people with dementia, carers and former carers,
to discuss aspects of the project and seek advice and feedback. The PPI groups
have worked with researchers to develop a person-centred recruitment approach, develop the
D-PACT Dementia Support Worker role and ensure that research materials are
accessible and acceptable to people living with dementia. <b><i>Photo
taken by Dr Sarah Griffiths</i></b></p><p></p>

Dementia research at the University of Plymouth.Our dementia research focuses on improving the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals with dementia and their carers.

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Last updated: 18 January 2023

40% of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life

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Modifying 12 risk factors over the lifecourse could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases, according to an update to The Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care.

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Last updated: 12 January 2023

Advancing the care and support of the person with dementia and their carer (degree and masters level) (HEAD347 / APP732)

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Gain confidence in your own expertise in dementia care and enhance your employability in a variety of health care settings by completing University of Plymouth's dementia module.

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Last updated: 10 January 2023

Plymouth and the fight against dementia

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University of Plymouth leads the way in the fight against dementia

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Last updated: 25 November 2022



Voyage: Healthy ageing in a healthy community. VOYAGE is a research initiative on healthy and active ageing within healthy communities. It brings together more than 75 academics across University faculties, in topics such as dementia and ageing.

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Last updated: 21 November 2022

Study explores links between people taking multiple medications and dementia

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New research led by the University of Plymouth shows that people with dementia are likely to have taken more than three medications for other health conditions in the five years directly before their diagnosis

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Last updated: 15 June 2022

Why it’s time for a rethink on dementia care

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Plymouth Pioneers: Why it’s time for a rethink on dementia care. Professor Sube Banerjee, MBE

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Last updated: 8 June 2022

Time for Dementia

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Time for Dementia is a ground-breaking dementia educational programme that delivers a new method of training students enabling an understanding, empathy, knowledge and compassion to support families living with dementia in the future

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Last updated: 8 June 2022

DETERMIND – Determinants of quality of life, care and costs, and consequences of inequalities in people with dementia and their carers

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DETERMINED – Determinants of quality of life, care and costs, and consequences of inequalities in people with dementia and their carers - is looking at why dementia care is unequal, what it means for people with dementia and their health.

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Last updated: 27 May 2022

Music sessions can help millions who struggle to speak to lead a richer life, study suggests

<p>Beyond Words</p>

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

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