Alzheimer’s Society responds to the Queen’s Speech

Published: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Following the Queen’s speech today (Wednesday 21 June), read the Alzheimer’s Society comment. Our Chief Executive, Jeremy Hughes, welcomes the pledge for a consultation on social care –  but warns the promise of a consultation cannot be used to delay action. We urgently need workable solutions to the crisis in […]

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Alzheimer’s Society ‘Centres of Excellence’ could make a life-changing difference for people affected by dementia

The ‘Centres of Excellence’ will focus on key priority areas within dementia care research over the next five years. The centres, located at the Universities of Newcastle and Exeter and University College London, are part of a ground-breaking initiative by the charity to address the urgent need for research into dementia care. Focusing on ways to […]

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In post-election poll social care higher than education and crime as key UK issue to address

Ahead of the Queen’s speech tomorrow, the UK’s leading dementia charity is warning Prime Minister Theresa May that the ‘dementia tax’ must be tackled, as public outrage and fear over the state of social care refuses to abate. In a YouGov poll carried out on Tuesday 14 June (1), social care came out above both […]

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