All Posts in Category: Dementia

Dementia Awareness 2017

We recently partnered with Mediaplanet UK on the 2017 Dementia Awareness Campaign in The Guardian newspaper and online at #DementiaAwareness #Dementech #Dementia

Read motivating insight from key thought leaders and learn more about how you can get involved in dementia and help inspire more community action

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Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study published in the Lancet.

At Dementech, using the latest imaging technologies, we are offering innovative risk-assessment appointments, including Dementech Biomarker Tool and genetic counselling. Early identification of people at risk of developing dementia is crucial. Implementing tailored  prevention strategies targeting all modifiable risk factors and making positive lifestyle changes allows us to strengthen the brain’s networks so it can continue to function in later life despite damage.

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CCRP: A novel integrative psychological and cognitive approach for dementia.

At Dementech we are at the forefront of Computerised Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy and patients are treated in a holistic frame of reference with appropriate techniques and strategies for cognitive, emotional, and societal skills while at the same time they increase awareness and understanding of their new self.

Our CCRP program is an integrative psychological and cognitive approach that addresses the interaction between people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour while at the same time using computer-assisted methods focusing on neuropsychological processes using computerised exercises that train different cognitive functions. We are currently in collaboration with the Computational Psychopathology Research Group (University of Oxford) headed by Professor Robin A Murphy for evaluating the effectiveness of the CCRP programme for patients with neurodegenerative disorders.

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