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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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NHS Scotland - Chapter Five: Informed about dementia.

This DVD explores how risk and harm can be managed in the lives of those with dementia.

Audio-visual

NHS Scotland - Chapter Four: Informed about dementia.

This DVD uses a case study to look at how quality of life can be improved for those with dementia.

Audio-visual

NHS Scotland - Chapter Three: Informed about dementia.

This DVD draws on a number of case studies in order to demonstrate how to react appropriately when a person with dementia is distressed.

Audio-visual

NHS Scotland - Chapter Two: Informed about dementia.

This DVD highlights the common signs and symptoms of dementia, as well as looking at ways of improving communication with people with dementia.

 

Audio-visual

NHS Scotland - Chapter One: Informed about dementia.

This DVD gives an overview of the topic and explains how the other DVDs in the series can be used.

 

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