Dementia-friendly screenings: A Guide for Cinemas
Dementia friendly screening – information pack – template
Stats The number of people with dementia globally is estimated to be 46.8 million. Currently, this is greater than the total population of Spain and is projected to nearly triple by 2050. In 2015 in the UK an estimated 850,000 people were living with dementia, of whom 40,000 were aged under 65 (younger people with … More
This report is an accessible form of the full-length National Dementia Strategy.
These two reports, presented in an accessible format, bring together the reflections of ten people with dementia who were involved in different aspects of Dementia Without Walls. One report reflects on the programme itself, while the other reflects on how people with dementia have been involved. These publications add to JRF’s learning about building a … More
People affected by dementia often have to give up the things they love due to inaccessible and unsupportive environments. This includes visiting a cinema. Cinemas have an important part to play in tackling the social and economic impact of dementia, by allowing people living with dementia to continue to participate in entertainment. Our new cinema … More
The dementia guide is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia or mixed dementia. It will also be useful to close friends and family of someone with dementia, as it contains information for anyone taking on a caring role.
Dementia is a syndrome, usually of a chronic or progressive nature, caused by a variety of brain illnesses that affect memory, thinking, behaviour and ability to perform everyday activities. The number of people living with dementia worldwide is currently estimated at 47 million and is projected to increase to 75 million by 2030. The number … More
In 2013 and with funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council, the Dementia & Imagination team established a clear set of principles to underpin its visual arts research programme with people experiencing dementia in three geographical areas of the UK.