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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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Terra Nova Films: Video Care Giving – Emotions of the caregiver: One expert’s thoughts.

Expert guidance on how to look after a person with dementia.


SCIE Social care TV – Living with young onset dementia

SCIE Social Care TV have produced a film exploring some of the difficulties of getting support for those who have dementia at a younger age.


Hft - Assessing Capacity Video

A video produced by Hft that explains how the process of assessment within the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 works.


Scottish Dementia Working Group – Listening to the experts

The Scottish Dementia Working Group have produced a video of members sharing their experiences of living with dementia.


NHS Scotland - Chapter Six: Informed about dementia.

This DVD draws together the themes of the five previous DVDs.