Getting help from your doctor – a guide for people worried about their memory, people with dementia, and carers

This guide covers dementia specialists, the diagnosis and treatment of dementia and memory problems. It includes advice for carers and services that can help.

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Letting go without giving up: continuing to care for the person with dementia

This booklet is aimed at carers who want to continue their involvement in the lives of the people they have cared for, even if they are no longer responsible for their day-to-day physical care needs.

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When people with dementia walk – guidance for carers

Guidance for carers who are concerned that the person they are caring for goes wandering or walking.

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Understanding and dealing with challenging behaviour

Tactics and strategies for carers to help them cope with challenging behaviour of people with dementia, e.g. aggression, wandering, incontinence, and repetitive questioning

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About Dementia: some facts and figures

Introductary information for people who want information about dementia. It includes symptoms, who is affected, the impact, drugs, research and services that are needed.

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Safety in the home

Advice and information for carers of people with dementia about how best to tackle safety in the home. It covers falls, medicines, smoking, drinking, cooking, bathing, fires, driving etc

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Community Care & Assessments

a guide aimed at carers of people with dementia about assessment for and provision of community care services. It includes help available to carers

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Alzheimers Disease

Information about Alzheimers disease for people with early Alzheimers, and for carers at any stage of the disease. It includes medical information about the diagnosis and treatment, as well as practical information for carers

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