Tag Archives: dementia

Work on flagship dementia centre to start this summer

Remodelling work will begin this summer on the first of the county’s dementia care Centres of Excellence in Newton Abbot. Mapleton Care Home, on Ashburton Road will be completely redeveloped over the next 18 months to meet local demand.
Posted on: 6 March 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Additional funding for successful library wellbeing scheme

A pioneering scheme designed to improve people’s memory and mental wellbeing through shared reading is being rolled out across libraries in Devon
Posted on: 21 January 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Plans go on show for Devon's first dementia care Centres of Excellence

Families of residents at a Devon care home have welcomed new plans to tranform the home into a new dementia care Centre of Excellence.
Posted on: 14 January 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 3 Comments

Devon County Council Care worker recognised by Dementia UK

Val Staples, a care assistant at a Devon County Council Care Home in Torrington has won Dementia UK’s annual Margaret Butterworth award.
Posted on: 11 December 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Devon County Council and Alzheimer's Society provide new Dementia Support Workers

Devon County Council and the Alzheimer's Society are working together to support people diagnosed with dementia, helping them to live well with the condition.
Posted on: 15 November 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 2 Comments

No 10 adviser on dementia care to help with Council’s Centres of Excellence

Ian Sherriff, one of the PM's champions on dementia, is helping and advising the council on how its multi million dementia care Centres of Excellence should be run.
Posted on: 24 October 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
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Exmouth, Newton Abbot and Torrington to be the first to have new dementia care Centres of Excellence

The first care homes to become Devon County Council dementia care Centres of Excellence are announced. Councillors say they're vital to meet demand.
Posted on: 11 September 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 4 Comments
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Health Minister told Devon is leading the way in dementia care

Government Health Miniser Andrew Lansley met council leaders and health officials today and was told Devon is leading the way in its support for people with dementia.
Posted on: 14 August 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
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Midas Construction and the University of Stirling appointed to develop centres of excellence for people with dementia

Midas Construction and the University of Stirling will work with Devon County Council to create up to ten dementia-specific centres of excellence
Posted on: 19 June 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 2 Comments

Devon authorities work hard to improve dementia services

Devon authorities are working hard with partners to improve services for people with dementia and their carers.
Posted on: 21 May 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 3 Comments
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