Dementia charities are struggling to get funding, a support group worker has claimed, despite the city’s universities signing a memorandum to support research into the illness.
Alzheimer’s Society has outlined details of a partnership with local health authorities that will ‘transform’ the quality of care for sufferers of the illness in Manchester.
A Tameside care home which failed to address patient safety issues including unexplained bruising has been placed into special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
A Stockport care home has been slammed for being unsafe and inadequate, just five months after it was given a warning notice by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
‘Couldn’t care less attitude’: Salford care home branded ‘inadequate’ by CQC as some staff ‘don’t have a clue’
A care home in Greater Manchester has slipped from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘inadequate’ within six months after an inspection in October by the Care Quality Commission.
‘Life is about laughing’: Cartoonist Tony Husband talks Manchester exhibition, dementia book and Elbow
Award-winning cartoonist Tony Husband talks to MM about his new exhibition in Manchester, his book on dementia and working with Elbow.
‘Faith is my anchor, it kept me from drowning’: Manchester shares stories for World Mental Health Day
Today is World Mental Health Day and, with one in four adults suffering from some form of mental illness, now is the time to start talking about it.
‘Everyday things a problem’: Alzheimer’s sufferer sheds light on living with disease at Heaton Park Memory Walk
Seven thousand people turned out at Heaton Park to raise a suspected £180,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society at the weekend.
‘Like growing up in reverse’: Son reveals family struggle with dad’s Alzheimer’s ahead of Manchester memory walk
Dementia and Alzheimer’s Syndrome are illnesses which most of us will come into contact with at some point in our lives.
Harold Pinter’s first play is to be reworked to include a woman with Alzheimer’s as the lead character in support of World Alzheimer’s Month, with the production being brought to Manchester’s Joshua Brooks Theatre.
The Marple Drop-in was established 16 months ago and is a key part of a bigger project to help make Marple more dementia-friendly.