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EST dementia project covered on BBC Spotlight

Posted on May 16th 2018
in Project update

EST dementia project covered on BBC Spotlight

A project led by the Evidence Synthesis Team, which aims to improve our understanding of how best to help people with dementia and their loved ones in hospital, has been covered on BBC Spotlight.

The study, entitled “Caring about Care - Improving the Experience of Care for People with Dementia in Hospital”, is a partnership between The University of Exeter, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Devon Partnership Trust (DPT).

“Caring about Care” aims to improve experiences of care in hospitals for people with dementia, their carers, and hospital staff. The research comes following a poll by Alzheimer’s Society, which showed that...

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Plymouth University academic appointed as Alzheimer's Society ambassador

Posted on October 14th 2016
in PenCLAHRC people

Plymouth University academic appointed as Alzheimer's Society ambassador

Plymouth University academic Ian Sherriff, who is supported by PenCLAHRC, has been appointed by the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity, Alzheimer’s Society, as an Ambassador. 

As an Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador Ian will support the charity in a variety of ways from speaking at events, raising awareness of dementia and using his expertise and professional contacts to support the work of the charity.
 
As Academic Partnership Lead for Dementia at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Ian has been involved in numerous projects designed to improve the lives of people with dementia. His work includes an ambition to...

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