Dementia friendly communities: supported learning and outreach with the deaf community

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, December 2015

There is strong evidence of a link between hearing loss and dementia. People with mild hearing loss have nearly twice the chance of going on to develop dementia as people without any hearing loss. From January 2014 until July 2015, bespoke resources for the Deaf community were developed and delivered collaboratively by Alzheimer’s Society in Northern Ireland and British Deaf Association (BDA).

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