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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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Introduction to Familiar Alzheimer's Disease

A video explaining about Familiar Alzheimer's Disease, presented by the FAD Support Group.


Experiences of Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA)

A couple affected by Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA) discuss their experiences in this video.  Part of our resources on Familiar Alzheimer's Disease (FAD).


BBC Radio 4 documentary: Suppose I Lose It

Now in her 80s, one issue looms ahead for Joan Bakewell and others from her generation - the fear of dementia. She admits that she's becoming increasingly forgetful. Her home is decked with post-it note reminders to help her remember.
But are the annoying lapses in memory, that characterise her daily life, just a normal part of ageing, or could they signal something more serious like dementia? As she herself says - 'suppose I lose it?'.

In this programme, Joan asks what might she expect, and how should she prepare, if she were to receive the diagnosis.


Books on Prescription for dementia

The 25 titles on the booklist, available in libraries across England from February, have been recommended by health experts and people with lived experience of dementia. The books can be recommended by health professionals or people can self-refer and borrow titles for free from their local library.


Director Tanya Myers introduces 'Inside Out of Mind'

Inside Out of Mind is a play about dementia touring England in 2015. 

The play is based on the field notes collected by 3 health care assistants whilst working on an acute NHS dementia ward. The production was the brain child of Justine Schneider - Professor of Mental Health and Social Care at The University of Nottingham. It forms part of an official research project which Professor Schneider was commissioned to carry out for the Department of Health.