These are dementia related news stories from the Devon News Centre. Clicking on the headlines will take you to the full story:

  • 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
  • The memory cafĂ© and the secondary school
    Colyton and Colyford Memory Café is a great example of how all generations in a rural community have come together to create a fun, social occasion for people living with dementia and their carers

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