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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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Alzheimer's Society Dementia-Friendly Technology Charter

The Dementia-Friendly Technology Charter has been produced as part of the Dementia Friendly Communities strand of the Prime Minister's challenge on dementia. The charter, developed by a diverse working group led by Tunstall Healthcare, gives people with dementia and their carers information on how to access technology.

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Dementia, Rights and the Social Model of Disability

This is a new report published by the Mental Health Foundation, is calling for a radical shift in current thinking around dementia - specifically that dementia should be viewed as a disability.

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Dementia Friendly Physical Environments Checklist - Dementia Action Alliance

There are some quite small changes that can have a major impact on improving accessibility for people with dementia. Some such as clear signs and lighting can be done at minimal cost, others will involve some investment, and should be considered as budgets allow, and when replacing fittings.
 

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Intimacy and Sexuality: Resources for Dementia Caregivers

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias may cause changes in intimacy and sexual behavior that can be challenging for caregivers. Spouses and partners often must adjust their attitudes and actions to maintain physical and emotional intimacy. The resources on this list on an American website can help family and professional caregivers better understand and respond to sexual behaviors in people with dementia.

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Living Well with Dementia video

Did you know that every 3 minutes someone in the UK develops dementia and the number of people affected is predicted to double in the next 30 years?

With personal insight from patients, carers and professionals, this film looks at living well with early onset dementia and how to get involved in research opportunities.

The video is also available in several languages.

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