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Consultancy

We can provide help to organisations around the involvement and support of people with dementia. We are happy to discuss consultancy projects with you. Please contact us.

Recent clients

Camden Council
Camden Council asked all people who live in Camden to give their views on proposals about the future development of Camden care homes. The Council wanted to ensure that people with dementia currently living in their care homes could be involved in the consultation process.
We worked with 79 residents with dementia over 3 months to help them to express their views, wishes and concerns about future care homes.

Metropolitan Police
The Metropolitan Police commissioned us to devise and deliver training in dementia for specialist officers working with vulnerable adults. Training courses started in January 2008 and will continue throughout the year.

Pictures to Share
Pictures to Share produces high quality illustrated books for people with dementia. Pictures to Share wanted to ensure the images included in their books were engaging and interesting for people with dementia.
We worked with 36 people with dementia in care homes and day centres to choose images for two new pictures books – 'The Seaside' and 'It’s A Funny Old World.'
We were able to report to Pictures to Share about the best style, colour and content of pictures. We also provided recommendations about ways to use the books with people with dementia.
For more information about Pictures to Share visit their website - www.picturestoshare.co.uk
Read more from the Guardian website (link will open in a new window/tab) - www.guardian.co.uk

Accessible information for people with dementia
We have worked with a range of clients including On Medica (providers of medical resources and education for GPs and health professionals) and Class Publishing (publishers of “Alzheimer’s and other dementias: answers at your fingertips”).

We provide support about the best ways to write for an audience made up of people with dementia.

Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP)
CSIP have been involved in the development of the forthcoming national dementia strategy. They organised a series of ‘listening and engagement’ events to hear what people thought should be in the dementia strategy.

We carried out consultations with individuals and groups of people with dementia to make sure their views were included in the development of the strategy.


Contact us for more information about what we could do for you

Innovations in Dementia CIC, PO Box 616, Exeter, EX1 9JB
Telephone 01392 420076
Email rachael@innovationsindementia.org.uk

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