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Join Dementia Research #LincsJDR300 Challenge!

Help us with the Join Dementia Research #LincsJDR300 challenge! We have an ambitious target of getting 300 people signed up to JDR across Lincolnshire, leading up to and during Dementia Action Week (DAW) which is 17-23 May 2021.

Join Dementia Research is funded by the Department of Health and Social Care and delivered in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Alzheimer Scotland, Alzheimer’s Research UK and the Alzheimer’s Society.  It is a national service which allows members of the public to register their interest in taking part in dementia research studies. The service is not a research study itself, but matches people aged 18 and over, with or without dementia with researchers who are seeking participants for their studies.  All studies using Join Dementia Research will have been approved by a Research Ethics Committee. This means that they have been checked to make sure they protect the rights, safety and wellbeing of people involved in research.

Researchers from Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT), in colloboration with Lincolnshire Community Health Service (LCHS) and United Lincolnshire Hospitals  Trust (ULHT) are planning a new challenge called Join Dementia Research #LincsJDR300 with an ambitious target of getting 300 people signed up to JDR across Lincolnshire, leading up to and during Dementia Action Week (DAW) which is 17-23 May 2021.

How can you help? There are a number of things, which you can do to help us achieve this target.

  • Attach the JDR logo and link to the bottom of your email signature
  • Promote the link on organisational or personal social media platforms
  • Speak about the service to your client base, friends and family or even consider signing up yourself
  • Run a promotional drive in/around your area of work, using free materials available to order via the JDR website.
  • Contact us to book a Dementia Friends information session with optional JDR sign up support

Please email tracey.collishaw@nhs.net if you would like to receive instruction on how you can order the free materials.

The link to the JDR website is:  https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/

The official logo for use is:

Join Dementia Research logo

 

 

 

Tracey Collishaw; tracey.collishaw@nhs.net

Rachael Fothergill; Rachael.fothergill@nhs.net

Anne Chafer; anne.chafer@nhs.net