New hope in battle against Alzheimer’s

This summer scientists published some exciting results from an early stage trial of a potential new medicine for Alzheimer’s called Aducanumab. Larger trials will be conducted to ascertain whether Aducanumab can really help to reduce problems with thinking and memory loss in those developing Alzheimer’s. If you or somebody you know would like to take part … Read more

ACCESS FOR ALL OPEN DAY INVITATION

ACCESS FOR ALL OPEN DAY INVITATION Monday 21st November 2016 – 3.00pm – 5.00pm at the Liverpool Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool L1 1JE We’re delighted to invite you to our Access For All Open Day. It will feature presentations on the facilities available and theatre tours including a visit to the famous Liverpool Empire … Read more

No Win No Fee Legal Service

In the Brain Charity's latest newsletter specialist legal advice is now available through the charity's newly recommended legal professionals JMW or Irwin Mitchell solicitors. These legal firms can advise you on a range of subjects including: Power of Attorney and Court of Protection issues Medical Negligence Serious Injury   These preferred law firms may also be able to help you … Read more

The state of the adult social care sector and workforce in England

The latest report has now been published     It provides information about the size, types of employment, recruitment and retention issues, workforce demographics, pay and qualification rates and future workforce forecasts for our sector.   Organised into sections the report reveals that there are now 1.55 million jobs in our sector, contributing £40.4 billion … Read more

Alzheimer’s Breaks 2016

Each year we provide a number of weeks specifically for people with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, and their partners or carers.   1st – 8th October 2016 £1,079                                               14th – 21st January 2017 £759   Help with Funding   Because our Alzheimer’s trained care staff are on hand at all times to support you … Read more

Don’t Feel Alone with Ataxia

Ataxia North-West is a newly set up support group for people who have, and those affected by, Ataxia. Ataxia is a rare neurological condition affecting balance and coordination. This progressive, debilitating condition affects all muscles as the condition progresses.  There is currently no cure. Ataxia NW offers support for all members and their monthly meetings at … Read more

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