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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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Alzheimer’s society UK – Carey Mulligan Discusses her Grandmother’s Dementia

This short film by Alzheimer’s society UK highlights the variable nature of dementia.

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Terra Nova Films: Video Care Giving – The Jordans' Nursing Home Discussion

A gentle exploration of the strong emotions involved when putting a family member into a care home.

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Terra Nova Films: Video Care Giving – Emotions of the Care-giver: Son and Mother

Exploring the frustrations that can arise when caring for a person with dementia.

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SCIE Social care TV – Dignity in Care

Resources and practical guidance to help practitioners to ensure people are treated with dignity and respect.

Includes videos on the following topics:

  • Personal hygiene
  • Practical assistance
  • Pain management
  • Nutrition
  • Social inclusion
  • Choice and control
  • Privacy
  • Communication
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SCIE Social care TV – Participation in dementia care planning

This film demonstrates the importance of drawing on people’s experiences of dementia when planning services.

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