Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a set of symptoms and behaviours that occur when the brain stops working properly. This results in loss of independent function for that person.
Daily brain exercises may help decrease your risk of developing dementia by building cognitive reserve.
This page will help you to find local services in relation to dementia quickly and efficiently.
If you are living with dementia, this section offers some practical advice on living your life to the full.
Within communities people are taking action, big and small steps that make a difference in the everyday lives of people with dementia. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
Businesses or service providers can make a big difference to the quality of life of people with dementia and their families. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
A community champion inspires others to make a positive difference to people living with dementia and their families. Find out how you can become a community champion and the supports available.
How to diminish the risk factors and reduce the risk of developing dementia.
This programme focuses on developing skills in being present, communication, promoting positive social interactions and supporting independence
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The programme builds knowledge of the brain and how dementia affects it
Participants attending this course will be proficient in the use of the Sonas programme
The programme provides insight into behaviours that are challenging and unmet need
This programme explores the potential of a leadership role in bringing about positive change in dementia care services
This programme aims to enhance quality of life of the person with dementia
The programme aims to raise awareness and understanding of dementia and enabling (and disabling) hospital environments
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