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.
The programme provides volunteers with the skills and knowledge needed to support the person with dementia in a person centred way
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This is an education programme delivered in the home for carers and families.
This programme aims to equip family carers with the knowledge and skills to provide care for people with dementia.
To build an understanding of dementia and its impact on the person. It develops effective communication and coping strategies.
This programme aims to equip family carers with the knowledge and skills to provide care for people with dementia
The programme provides an overview of dementia and models for understanding dementia.
To discuss a dementia diagnosis in a safe environment.
To provide practical strategies to help the person cope with cognitive deficits.
To promote understanding of dementia, continence, pressure care, nutrition, stress management, safeguarding vulnerable adults, falls prevention, palliative care, patient moving and handling and CPR
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