Posts tagged: dementia

Dementia Services: fit for purpose?

Finding out you have dementia is one thing, but then finding services are tailored for people who are much older than you can be an added blow. As researchers, we have found people with young onset dementia (before the age of 65) want to know things that they cannot readily find from existing services. For […]


Dementia Friendly Environments Workshop

The Salford Institute for Dementia welcomes you to a workshop exploring environments and how they are viewed by people living with dementia. We will use photographs of hospital, care home and outdoor spaces to share views on how environments are perceived differently by different people and how they could be made more dementia-friendly. Come find […]


New Professor of Dementia

Professor Anthea Innes joined the University of Salford on 13th June as the Coles-Medlock Director at the Salford Institute for Dementia. Professor Innes previously worked at the Bradford Dementia Group at the University of Bradford, both as a researcher and later as a lecturer. She also completed her PhD at Bradford which, “explored the process of […]


Local universities join forces to fight dementia

Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan Universities are teaming up in a new initiative to combat dementia in the region and beyond. To mark Dementia Awareness Week (May 15-21), leading researchers from the three institutions met at the Whitworth Gallery to open a series of collaborations around a range of dementia issues – from biology to […]


Mental health discussion at Conservative Party Conference

Two academics from the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Science used the Conservative Party Conference as an opportunity to discuss dementia and mental health, hopefully bringing the issues to the forefront. Senior Lecturer Natalie Yates-Bolton’s presentation, titled, “Dementia: Global leadership, local solutions” was delivered at the Radisson Hotel, Manchester on Monday 5th […]