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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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Hft – Involving Family Carers Video

A video created by Hft which explores the importance placed on the involvement of family carers in best interest decisions.


Hft - Health Video

Hft have produced a video that explains how best interest decisions in relation to health care matters within the MCA (Mental Capacity Act) are made. 


Hft - Challenging a Decision Video

A video produced by Hft to enable families and carers to challenge best interest decisions made within the remit of the MCA (Mental Capacity Act).


Hft - Best Interests Decision Video

Hft have created a video that explores how the MCA (Mental Capacity Act) relates to best interest decisions.


Terra Nova Films: Video Care Giving – Feelings of those who live with the disease.

The impact of insensitive behaviour on a person with dementia.