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The National Review of Commissioning for Social Care in Wales 2013-14

16 April 2014

A national review by Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) has found that major changes need to be made to the way services for people with dementia are planned and commissioned.

Fundraising news

Record store organises concert to raise money for Alzheimer's Society

16 April 2014

Store owner Lee Mason has organised the event to coincide with Record Store Day to support people living with dementia.

General news

Alzheimer's Society comment on GP surgery reforms

14 April 2014

David Cameron has announced that over 7.5 million people will be offered increased access to GP services through extended opening times and new consultation methods using video-phone and email.

Research news

Blood test for people with mild cognitive impairment may predict those at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

14 April 2014

A new study has found that people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and high levels of a particular type of copper in their blood might be at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Celebrity news

Alzheimer's Society ambassador Lynda Bellingham receives OBE

Lynda Bellingham

17 March 2014

Actress and Alzheimer's Society Ambassador, Lynda Bellingham, has received an OBE from Prince Charles for her charitable work.