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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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I have trouble remembering things - am I getting dementia? - Freedemliving.com

It’s important to know when to see your doctor about memory concerns but it’s equally important to know that forgetting someone's name doesn’t necessarily mean that you are getting dementia.


When should I be concerned about my memory? - Freedemliving.com

Knowing when a memory problem warrants a visit to the doctor can be tricky. This film may help you to decide whether it might be worth chatting to your doctor.

One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.


How does memory work? - Freedemliving.com

Find out how memories are made and what you can do to help your memory. 

One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.


Can your memory go completely? - Freedemliving.com

Learn about different types of memory and take comfort in knowing that it is simply not possible to lose your memory completely.  One of the videos available on Freedemliving.com.


Support for people with early onset dementia

Mersey Care NHS Trust provides specialist assessment, diagnosis and support for people with dementia and their families across Liverpool, including a specialist service for people with young onset dementia.
In this video Mersey Care team members explain how the needs of people with young onset dementia are different and how the service responds to these. Service users also talk about the importance of such a service.