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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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Is it dementia? Resource for recognising dementia in the workplace

This Australian website uses videos to help people working in various industries or services who might encounter people with dementia.

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Dementia Decoded podcasts part 1 - A Special Illness

The New York Academy of Sciences has produced a series of 5 podcasts entitled Dementia Decoded.

The first episode of the series looks at what Alzheimer's is, how it differs from other forms of Dementia, and whether is it an inevitable part of aging.

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Hospice enabled dementia care - HospiceUK resources

Dementia care is an increasingly important strategic consideration for palliative and end of life care providers, including hospices.

However, there is a degree of uncertainty about what such care could and should encompass.

To this end HospiceUK have produced guidance for hospices, which seeks to assure them they have much to offer people living with dementia and their families.

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Tips for dealing with people who don’t know they have dementia

More than denial, anosognosia is a lack of awareness of impairment – most people do not even know they are ill – and it affects up to 81% of those with Alzheimer’s disease.

 

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Barbara's Story - raising dementia awareness for hospital staff

Created by nurses at Guy's and St Thomas' to raise awareness of dementia among staff, Barbara's Story is a series of 6 films which has changed attitudes to dementia in hospitals across the world.

This film, "Barbara - the Whole Story", tells the story of how and why Barbara's Story was made and includes a condensed version of all 6 episodes.

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