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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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Familial frontotemporal dementia support group (fFTD) - factsheet

The familial frontotemporal dementia support group is for families affected by familial frontotemporal dementia (fFTD).  Part of our resources about frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Familial Alzheimer's Disease (FAD).

This factsheet has been produced by the Myrtle Ellis Fund.

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FAD Support Group - supporting families affected by Familiar Alzheimer's Disease - factsheet

The FAD Support Group is for families affected by autosomal dominantly inherited Familial Alzheimer’s Disease.  This factsheet is produced by the Myrtle Ellis Fund.

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Valentine's Day When Your Spouse Doesn't Know You

Carol Bradley Bursack has written a poignant article on healthcentral.com about how difficult it is when a person who has dementia either doesn’t understand what the day is about or, worse yet, doesn't recognize their spouse for who they are.

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20 things not to say or do to a person with dementia

Kate Swaffer's blog is full of excellent resources, and this is a brief guide on common mistakes that people make when talking to people with dementia.

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Taking part in Dementia Research

A video discussing how you can get involved with research into dementia. More details here.

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