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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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What is good dementia care in hospital?

Rowan Harwood, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, discusses the ways in which hospitals can provide good care for people with dementia. 

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What is good dementia care?

Emma Hutton, occupational therapist, explains the key aspects of person centred care. 

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Peer Support for People with Dementia resource pack - Health Innovation Network

The Health Innovation Network – the Academic Health Science Network for South London - has launched a resource pack to promote and encourage more support opportunities for people with dementia.

Bringing together examples of good practice and evidence-based guidance, the pack aims to help groups and organisations better support people with dementia.

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Dementia words matter: Guidelines on language about dementia

Dementia is discussed more regularly now, in the media - both on television and in newspapers and magazines -and in everyday life. The language we use to talk about dementia influences how people with dementia are viewed and also how we feel about ourselves. We prefer words that are accurate, balanced and respectful.

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Policy documents about dementia from around the world

This World Health Organisation resource contains ‘stand alone’ policies, plans, strategies, laws and service standards and evaluations related to neurological disorders, including dementia.  You can view policy documents from all around the world.

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