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Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse service. We respond to messages 9-5 Monday to Friday on Twitter.
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Deirdra Barr writes about the current situation around family visits to care homes and calls for safe visiting to resume. Read more:
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Many people living with rely on care, either from a friend or relative, or a paid carer. are running a 'Big Social Care Review' to help get a picture of the experiences of those relying on care – please share your experiences here:
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Thank you for your amazing support Jamie! 🙌 - Laura
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Shout out to the super Admiral Nurse Professional & Practice Development team here at Dementia UK for being finalists in the National Dementia Care Awards 2020! 🌟
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These look delicious! Thanks so much for your support 🙌😊 - Laura
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Dementia UK Oct 29
A supporter told us; “I feel very close to my wife when I'm reading through my Remembrance page. I sincerely hope that other bereaved families find the same level of comfort in their page.” Find out more about Remembrance funds:
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Dementia UK Oct 29
Bethany Smith, our Communications Assistant, started working at in May. She shared insight into her typical working day and how she's looking forward to getting to know colleagues even better when it's safe to resume working in the office!
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Dementia UK Oct 29
A huge congratulations to both and our Professional and Practice Development Team for being finalists in the National Dementia Care Awards 2020! The virtual ceremony takes place on Thursday 12th November.
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Dementia UK Oct 28
Replying to @WightmanSuzanne
Happy Twitter (and Dementia UK) anniversary Suzanne! We're very lucky to have you on the team 💜 - Laura
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Dementia UK Oct 28
Our lovely range of Christmas cards are available to purchase now, with proceeds going towards our incredible and their work with families facing . Stock up: 🎄🎅
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Dementia UK Oct 28
We caught up with after she won the Commitment to Carers category in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020. She spoke about this huge achievement, her approach to , and her ambitions for the future. Read the full Q&A:
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Dementia UK Oct 28
📌 It is possible to have not just one but two types of dementia, known as . This is much more common in older age groups, and the person would experience a mixture of symptoms associated with the types of they have. Find out more:
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Dementia UK Oct 28
Replying to @Andrew88820142
Hi Andy, I'm really sorry to hear what you are going through. Like Alzheimer's Society we also have a Dementia Helpline where you can speak to one of our Admiral Nurses. The number to call is 0800 888 6678. Alternatively, DM us and we'll arrange for a nurse to call you - Laura
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Dementia UK Oct 27
Admiral Nurse Professional & Practice Development Facilitator was on yesterday, talking about recent research into cold water protecting the brain from & the importance of exercise: (interview starts at 1:35:05)
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Dementia UK Oct 27
Our Corporate Partnerships Executive started working for during the Covid-19 pandemic. We chatted to her about starting her role from home, what she misses about working in an office, and her connection to the Dementia UK cause:
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Dementia UK Oct 27
Mutsai Hove Bird, Admiral Nurse on our Dementia Helpline, writes about Black History Month, the experience of in Black communities, & our commitment to person-centred, culturally tailored care to meet the needs of families from Black communities:
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Dementia UK Oct 27
Replying to @bethelboy9571 @Safs68
Thanks so much for your support! 🙌😊 - Laura
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Dementia UK Oct 26
In this blog, Amy Barron talks us through organising a Facebook fundraiser to raise funds for Dementia UK & support more families facing . She booked a Skydive for her 30th birthday this year & managed to raise £1100 for Dementia UK! Thanks Amy 💜
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Dementia UK Oct 26
Thank you to one of our Volunteer Ambassadors Janette Burt for writing this marvelous poem dedicated to our Admiral Nurses and carers of people with dementia - 'Here's to our everyday heroes' 🙌
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Dementia UK Oct 26
Replying to @ADaftScot
Thank you so much for your support Gillian and best of luck with the challenge! 😊🙌 - Laura
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