A big week for dementia

Tom Dening is Professor of Dementia Research at the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham. He tweets @TomDening. Here he outlines why this week has many reasons to be a big one for dementia.

Although dementia is rarely out of the news and indeed often on the front pages of certain national papers, the start of this week (23rd February) is a biggie even by dementia standards. That’s for two reasons: one, the latest version of the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge (Monday), and, two, the launch of Join Dementia Research (Tuesday). Continue reading