Home Care Service for People with Dementia in Poole

Housing LIN Case Study no 13. An example of pioneering specialist home care service for people with dementia living in their own homes within the Borough of Poole in Dorset

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Assistive technology as a means of supporting people with dementia: A Review

To coincide with the Housing LIN’s involvement in the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia, we have published this helpful review of how AT can support people with dementia. Co-authored by Tahir Idris and Steve Bonner, they indicate that awareness of th

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Living Well with Dementia – A National Dementia Strategy

The aim of the strategy is to ensure that significant imporvements are made to dementia services across three key areas: improved awareness, earlier diagnosis and intervention, and a higher quality of care

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Living Well with Dementia – A National Dementia Strategy – Accessible Summary

Summary, accessible version of the full-length National Dementia Strategy, about the Government’s plans for improving health and social care services in England for everyone with dementia and their carers

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Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers

Written for people with dementia and their carers. It explains the NICE and SCIE guideline. Aims to help people understand the support and treatment options that should be available in the NHS and social care.

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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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