It’s Dementia Action Week

22 May 2019
Source: Alzheimer's Society

Dementia Action Week 2019  20-26 May Alzheimer’s Society’s research shows that many people are worried about ‘saying the wrong thing’ to people living with dementia. And despite almost all of us knowing someone affected, two-thirds of people living with dementia report feeling isolated and lonely. That’s why this Dementia Action Week, we’re encouraging everyone to take action by starting a

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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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Feedback report from the University College London (UCL) and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

26 July 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK and University College London (UCL) collaborated with their members and partners to hold the first Dementia and Sight Loss Conference aimed at medical professionals including consultants, nurses and GPs as well as commissioners, scientists and carers on 22 June 2018. The conference aimed to raise awareness and educate stakeholders of the issues affecting people with dementia and sight

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FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
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FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
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Presentations from the Vision UK University College London (UCL) and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

4 July 2018

Vision UK and University College London (UCL) collaborated with their members and partners to hold the first Dementia and Sight Loss Conference aimed at medical professionals including consultants, nurses and GPs as well as commissioners, scientists and carers on 22 June 2018. The conference aimed to raise awareness and educate stakeholders of the issues affecting people with dementia and sight

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Bowen, M - The College Of Optometrists’ Prevalence Of Visual Impairment In Dementia Study 220618
Bowen, M - The College Of Optometrists’ Prevalence Of Visual Impairment In Dementia Study 220618
The College Of Optometrists’ Prevalence Of Visual Impairment In Dementia (PrOVIDe) Study
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Brower, J - Dementia And Low Vision 220618
Brower, J - Dementia And Low Vision 220618
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Crutch, S - Neuropsychology Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
Crutch, S - Neuropsychology Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
The neuropsychology of dementia-related visual impairment
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Firth, N - Personal Stories Of Home Based Trial Of Amazon Echoe 220618
Firth, N - Personal Stories Of Home Based Trial Of Amazon Echoe 220618
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Harding, E - Social & Psychological Consequences Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
Harding, E - Social & Psychological Consequences Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
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Jolly, G - Dementia And Sight Loss 220618
Jolly, G - Dementia And Sight Loss 220618
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McIntyre, A - Feedback On Professional Focus Groups 220618
McIntyre, A - Feedback On Professional Focus Groups 220618
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Minto, H - Computers And Assistive Technology, What's New 220618
Minto, H - Computers And Assistive Technology, What's New 220618
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Neil, J - Sight Loss & Dementia Friendly Principles Of Practice 220618
Neil, J - Sight Loss & Dementia Friendly Principles Of Practice 220618
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Read, S - Glaucoma Dementia And The Precipice Of Care Sight Loss And Dementia 220618
Read, S - Glaucoma Dementia And The Precipice Of Care Sight Loss And Dementia 220618
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Yong, K & McCarthy, I - An Update On PAMELA 220618
Yong, K & McCarthy, I - An Update On PAMELA 220618
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Tickets now available for the UCL and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

13 April 2018

22 June 2018, 09.30 – 16.15 FREE tickets are now available to a conference that will consider the challenges faced by people who have dementia and are also visually impaired. The conference is aimed at professionals who work with people who have dementia, those who have dementia or know of someone who has dementia. Jointly organised by the University College

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Final Prog For UCL And Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Jun 18
Final Prog For UCL And Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Jun 18
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Vision UK Dementia and Sight loss Committee Statement on Dementia and Eye examinations.

30 January 2018
Source: Vision UK Dementia and Sight loss Committee

The Vision UK Dementia and Sight loss Committee recommends that patients diagnosed with Dementia should have an eye examination with a registered optometrist on diagnosis and should have their eyes examined at yearly intervals post diagnosis.  

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LD, Dementia And Sight Loss Committee Statement On Dementia And Eye Examinations
LD, Dementia And Sight Loss Committee Statement On Dementia And Eye Examinations
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Papers for the Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee

24 October 2017
Source: Vision UK

Please find attached the papers for the Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee, the details of which are as follows: Date: 1 November 2017 (Note: date changed from 18 October) Time: 1330 – 1600  

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 050717
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia  Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia Sight Loss Cmte, 011117
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Attach 4 - DaSLC Workplan V6, 050717
Attach 4 - DaSLC Workplan V6, 050717
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VISION 2020 UK hosts DAA webinar on Dementia and Sight Loss

17 August 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK

On Thursday 20th August VISION 2020 UK hosted a webinar on Dementia and Sight loss as members of the Dementia Action Alliance. Matt Broom is the CEO of VISION 2020 UK, and June Neil is the UK Training and Development Manager (Older People with complex needs) at the RNIB (The Royal National Institute of Blind People). They spoke on issues around

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VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee Spark Design Project Survey

10 May 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee

We would like your assistance in getting feedback from your patient and user groups to guide us in the potential creation of products to fulfil needs which this community identifies.  This process is key to the discovery of gaps in the range of products already available and in supporting people in the future. We would like to ask you if

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Papers for VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 26 Apr

12 April 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee

Papers for VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 26 April 2017 attached below. Date: 26 April 2017 Time: 1300 – 1500 Venue: Council Room at The College of Optometrists, 42 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NG    

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Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 260417
Attach 1 - Agenda For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 260417
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Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 090217
Attach 2 - FINAL Minutes Of VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 090217
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Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 260417
Attach 3 - Matters Arising For VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Cmte, 260417
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Attach 4 - VISION 2020 UK DaSLI Committee Conference Proposal 2017
Attach 4 - VISION 2020 UK DaSLI Committee Conference Proposal 2017
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Attach 5 - DaSLC Workplan V4 TK+MBr+PU 120716
Attach 5 - DaSLC Workplan V4 TK+MBr+PU 120716
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VISION 2020 UK ADULT VERSION LD Committee Postcard April 2016 Pdf
VISION 2020 UK ADULT VERSION LD Committee Postcard April 2016 Pdf
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