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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.

You can also rate the resources according to a star system.

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What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia? - Freedemliving.com

If you have been confused by these terms in the past, or mistakenly thought that they were the same thing, you might want to watch this film.

One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.

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How can we include people with dementia in our community? - Freedemliving.com

If you have been diagnosed with dementia you need a community that is inclusive, understanding and friendly.

One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.

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What can you do to keep your brain healthy? - Freedemliving.com

Find out how keeping active is important for brain health.

One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.

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I have Alzheimer’s Disease - what can I do to help myself and improve my day-to-day life? - Freedemliving.com

While an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis can feel like a bad place to be, there are reasons to be hopeful as well as things that you can do to improve the quality of your life.

One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.

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Why is attention important? - Freedemliving.com

You may be surprised to learn that some of your memory lapses are really failures of attention. Focusing your attention on what you are doing, when you are doing it, can help to reduce the number of absent-minded moments in your life.

One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.

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