PsychCentral: Improving Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: The Eyes Have it

4 September 2018
Source: PsychCentral

By Deborah Bier, PhD ~ 4 min read Seeing is believing, yes? In our day-to-day world, we believe that what we see around us is pretty much what others with healthy eyes can see. We see a clear glass filled with milk sitting on a white table, and we assume that others can see a clear glass filled with milk

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Papers for VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte meeting 9 Feb 2017

6 February 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee

Papers for VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 9 Feb attached below

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Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 090217
Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 090217
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 301116 Updated 120117
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 301116 Updated 120117
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 090217
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 090217
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Attach 4a - Dementia-and-sight-loss-conference-programme Final-300616
Attach 4a - Dementia-and-sight-loss-conference-programme Final-300616
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Attach 4b - Dementia And Sight Loss Conference 2016 Fedback
Attach 4b - Dementia And Sight Loss Conference 2016 Fedback
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Attach 5a - Dementia & LV Factsheet - Jb 2nd Draft - Dec 2016
Attach 5a - Dementia & LV Factsheet - Jb 2nd Draft - Dec 2016
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Attach 5b- Eye Examinations For People With Dementia-jb 2nd Draft Dec 2016
Attach 5b- Eye Examinations For People With Dementia-jb 2nd Draft Dec 2016
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Attach 6 - DaSLC Workplan V4 TK+MBr+PU 120716
Attach 6 - DaSLC Workplan V4 TK+MBr+PU 120716
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Attach 7 - Fwd Draft Updated CVI Form
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Alzheimer’s Society call for evidence to support policy work.

19 January 2017
Source: Alzheimer's Society

To inform our influential policy work,  Alzheimer’s Society would welcome evidence from the dementia research community which relates to the quality of life for people affected by dementia, and would specifically welcome evidence related to:   Facilitators and barriers to access to good quality health and social care, including funding models and their impact on quality of care.   Quality

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APPG on Dementia report – ‘Dementia rarely travels alone: Living with dementia and other conditions’

4 May 2016
Source: All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia

All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia’s inquiry into dementia and comorbidities. The final report ‘Dementia rarely travels alone: Living with dementia and other conditions’ was launched in parliament last week, can be downloaded here: APPG on Dementia and Co-morbidities report This inquiry has brought to light the scale of difficulty faced by people living with dementia and other health conditions. Despite

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APPG On Dementia 2016 Report
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Posterior cortical atrophy: understanding and support

20 April 2016
Source: Journal of Dementia Care

Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is an unusual form of dementia that primarily affects sight rather than memory. In the first of two articles, Amelia Carton and colleagues describe PCA and suggest practical ways to respond. Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is a progressive neuro-degenerative syndrome characterised by a decline in visual processing associated with loss of cells in the parietal and

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Carton Et Al Nov-Dec Posteriror Cortical Atrophy
Carton Et Al Nov-Dec Posteriror Cortical Atrophy
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