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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

The search facility can also be used.

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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Ensuring quality dementia training with the Dementia Core Skills and Knowledge Framework

The Dementia Core Skills & Knowledge Framework was commissioned by the Department of Health. It is being developed in collaboration by Health Education England and Skills for Health with the support of an Expert Group including a range of health and social care organisations, relevant Royal Colleges and education providers.

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AT Dementia - assistive technology

Provides information on Assistive Technology that can help people with dementia live more independently.

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Primary Progressive Aphasia support group (PPA) - factsheet

Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a group of disorders in which people develop progressive loss of their language abilities.

PPA falls within a larger group of disorders known as frontotemporal dementia (FTD), and this factsheet is part of our resources about Familar Alzheimer's Disease (FAD).

This factsheet is produced by the Myrtle Ellis Fund.

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Posterior Cortical Atrophy support group (PCA) - factsheet

Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA) is a progressive disorder of vision which affects skills such as reading, driving and seeing what and where things are. PCA involves damage to the brain not the eyes and is most commonly caused by Alzheimer’s Disease.  Part of our resources about Familar Alzheimer's Disease (FAD). 

This factsheet is produced by the Myrtle Ellis Fund.

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Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group (FTD) - factsheet

The Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group (formerly Pick’s Disease Support Group) covers a range of illnesses that cause dementia, particularly where there may be behavioural problems, and seeks to raise awareness of Frontotemporal dementia.  Part of our resources about Familiar Alzheimer's Disease (FAD). 

This factsheet has been supplied by the Myrtle Ellis Fund.

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