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Here you have access to a wide range of resources. They can be filtered by 'Role', 'Resource Type' and the QCF units for Awareness of Dementia, which we have given user friendly names:

  • The basics about dementia – DEM 201
  • Putting the person first: Seeing the person not the dementia – DEM 202
  • Improving communication: Helping people live well with dementia – DEM 205
  • Treating people as individuals – DEM 207
  • Protecting people's rights and freedom to choose – DEM 211

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Note: If you are a care worker or heath care professional, the material in this area can support your accredited learning.

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Preventing financial abuse of people with dementia - Alzheimer's Australia

This leaflet, published by Alzheimer's Australia, explains how financial abuse of people with dementia can occur.

It has been developed following research that found the majority of cases of the financial abuse of people with dementia are carried out by people known to the victim.  It contains a lot of useful information for people in any country.

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Can We Prevent Dementia Through Our Diet? - podcast

A recent conference held at the New York Academy of Sciences asked a downright outrageous question: Can dementia be prevented by making changes to your diet? In this podcast we look at what the answers might be.

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Dementia Decoded podcasts part 5 - Moving Forward

The New York Academy of Sciences has produced a series of 5 podcasts entitled Dementia Decoded.

In the final episode, we look at some of the innovative approaches that are being taken, and how they hold out new hope for the future.

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Dementia Decoded podcasts part 4 - Fighting Forgetting

The New York Academy of Sciences has produced a series of 5 podcasts entitled Dementia Decoded.

In this episode, we'll look at new and innovative ways people around the world are addressing this problem, and offer some tools and strategies for people dealing with dementia in their own families and communities.

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Dementia Decoded podcasts part 3 - Decisions, Negotiations, and Choices

The New York Academy of Sciences has produced a series of 5 podcasts entitled Dementia Decoded.

In the third episode, we look at the current slate of treatment options available to people living with neurodegenerative dementia, and the road toward new and better ones.

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