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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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Virtual care home

The Virtual Care Home is an online resource that demonstrates dementia-friendly design in care home settings or people’s own homes. 

Please note, this resource uses Adobe Flash Player.  If it does not work on your Android device, try this web browser; Apple devices should try this web browser.

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Join Dementia Research - volunteer information

‘Join dementia research’ is a list of volunteers who are interested in taking part in research that is focused on the diseases that cause dementia.  It allows people to provide information about themselves so that they can be contacted about relevant research studies for which they are eligible to participate. 

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Introduction to Young Onset Dementia (YOD)

People with symptom onset before the age of 65 are described as having young onset dementia. 

This factsheet was produced by the Myrtle Ellis Fund.  Part of our resources on Familial Alzheimer's Disease (FAD).

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How to respond to false accusations by someone with Alzheimer’s

An Alzheimer’s or Dementia patient may often falsely accuse their caregiver of stealing. To be sure, all accusations should be investigated - the Alzheimer’s patient does not invent stories from malice. But more often than not, the Alzheimer’s sufferer is mistaken in their reasoning.

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NHS - Worried someone has dementia?

If someone you know is becoming increasingly forgetful, you should encourage them to see their GP to talk about the early signs of dementia.  This video and article give some useful pointers.

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