These are dementia related news stories from the Devon News Centre. Clicking on the headlines will take you to the full story:
- Dementia care project grows in popularity
A service for people with dementia is growing in popularity. It provides support during the day, but is different to traditional day centres, because it invites people into 'hosts' own homes.
- Are you worried about your memory?
There are many reasons why people experience memory problems. Commonly it is simply due to age, but sometimes it can be caused by other conditions.
- Helping people live well with dementia
Devon County Council has commissioned a dementia support worker service from the Alzheimer's Society and agreed funding for a new Devon Memory Café Consortium, in moves that will develop support in local communities for people with dementia
- Devon dementia care is good, but more education is needed
Awareness of dementia, its diagnosis and care for people with the condition is fantastic in Devon, but it’s inconsistent across the county, says a report to Councillors next week
- Four Rivers Dementia Alliance makes a splash in South Hams
An exciting initiative in the South Hams has created a wide-reaching network of dementia-friendly communities. The Four Rivers Dementia Alliance aims to improve the inclusivity of rural areas around the Avon, Erme, Plym and Yealm Rivers
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