Salford Institute for Dementia

Salford Institute for Dementia

Introducing our international centre of research, education and innovation in dementia-care.

The Salford Institute for Dementia conducts vital research into living well with dementia.

The Institute designs dementia-friendly buildings, gardens, urban spaces and transport networks where those with the condition and their carers can live with meaning and purpose.

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Wed 21 Sep 2016

Social Sciences for Dementia, Fondation Mederic Alzheimer, Paris, September 2016

The Fondation Mederic Alzheimer is one of the leading organisations in France campaigning for those living with dementia; commissioning research and evaluation around innovative approaches to dementia practice; disseminating good practice and research innovations; and organising various events such as this event – the 3rd French conference on ‘Social Sciences for Dementia’ organised by Dr […]

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Tue 12 Jul 2016

Salford BME Dementia Study

On the 22nd June, Dr Mark Wilding and I presented interim findings from the Salford BME Dementia Study at an event organised by Salford CVS (the project funders). This study is timely since there is limited knowledge of the needs of people with dementia and care-givers from BME communities, and, due to migration patterns from […]

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Mon 13 Jun 2016

Turbocharge your research impact with the 3 C’s of social media

I began my career as a system developer in 2007. I have a strong belief in co-design, as a method of creating responsive and engaging environments based on user preferences. In my view, public engagement is vital to research contributing to constructive change and improvement of services. My passion for research started with the undergraduate […]

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Wed 1 Jun 2016

Living Well With Dementia – in Salford

On May 16th 2016, people living with dementia marked Dementia Awareness week with an event at the Lighthouse in Salford, Greater Manchester. The whole day was co-produced by the Dementia Champions Group in Salford. This group’s membership is made up of people whose lives have been affected by dementia including family carers and people with […]

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