Taking action on dementia

On 19 September our Services Development Manager, Julian Hallett, attended a very interesting conference in London hosted by The Dementia Action Alliance. The Alliance is a network of organisations, partly funded by Public Health England, whose aim is to connect, share best practice and take action on dementia. They currently have a focus on improving […]

Defeat Dementia in Down’s Syndrome Event

On Sunday 26 July, a team of researchers from Cambridge University came to the Langdon Down Centre to talk about their research: Defeat Dementia in Down’s Syndrome. They have a number of really exciting studies that they wanted to share. Sally, Maddie, Liam, Francesco, Alexandra and Tony were available to talk to our visitors about […]

Defeat Dementia in Down’s Syndrome

With the support of the Down’s Syndrome Association, and with funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC), we have been working together with people with Down’s syndrome and their families and support workers to find out what causes dementia (Alzheimer’s disease), an illness that can affect people with Down’s syndrome at a relatively young age. […]