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Unlike ‘Death & Taxes’ we CAN do something  about it
Everyone can take action to reduce their risk of developing dementia – that’s the message from BBC Weatherman Derek Brockway and Health & Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford, as they launched the Dementia – Reduce your Risk guide at the start of National Dementia Week.
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WAG:  Reduce your dementia risk

BIG:  Scots, young & old, come together for Dementia Awareness Week

CQC:  #DoSomethingNew for Dementia Awareness Week

Improving dementia care: CQUINS & Enhanced Services – Professor Alistair Burns

In it for the ‘Long Haul’

Wales: a dementia friendly nation

NHS Wales:  Dementia

Wales Dementia Helpline

BBC:  80% of Welsh dementia patients 'lack government support

Wales Dementia Care Training Initiative

Wales:  YoungDementia UK

NEURODEM Cymru

Wales has lowest diagnosis rates for dementia

Become a Dementia Friend‎

Common Signs of Dementia

Balancing ‘needs’ & ‘wishes’

‘Reassurance’ is key to their state of mind

Hospitals must understand that they have a duty of care for Body AND Mind

Commissioning health & social care for people with dementia

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