May 2015 news bulletin

The May edition of our news update is available to download as a PDF. The 17th-23rd May is Dementia Awareness Week in the UK so we have listed a handful of research papers looking at dementia, as well as highlighting the role of The Alzheimer’s Society UK. They have launched the Dementia Friends initiative which aims to promote awareness of dementia, and make communities more dementia friendly.

Osteopaths are at the heart of their local communities, and are excellently placed to notice hints that a patient may require further investigations for dementia. Would you know what signs to look out for in your patients? Do you know how you can best support people with dementia and their carers?