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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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My Home Life - Experiences of Dementia, Delirium and Depression

In this video dementia, delirium, and depression are sensitively explored from the perspective of people with dementia, carers and experts.

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Alzheimer’s Society UK – Caroline’s Story

A short film that examines the experience of a younger person with dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Society UK - What is Alzheimer’s disease?

This short film gives an accessible overview of the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on the brain.

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Alzheimer’s society of British Columbia – Understanding Dementia

A Canadian resource that helps family caregivers understand the progression of dementia.

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Aged Carer Australia – Visiting Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease in an Aged Care Nursing Home

This clip explores effective ways of communicating with a person with Alzheimer’s disease.

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