Living with dementia

Being diagnosed with dementia can come as a shock. This factsheet explains more about the different types of dementia and the help available to you to support and maintain your independence. It also contains helpful information about dementia for your fam

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Living in the past: A guide to Dementia care at home

This guide has been put together to help you cope with the changes Dementia brings to your lives, and the lives of loved ones who are living with Dementia. It contains Dementia care ‘top tips’ and advice, and lots of information about how Dementia af

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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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Making your home a better place to live with dementia

A common concern for people with dementia is that confusion and memory loss will mean they cannot stay safely in their own home. But with the right support and with some simple design and layout changes, many people with dementia can and do enjoy living a

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Accommodation options for older people who have dementia (FS16)

There is an increasing range of options available for the accommodation and care of people who have dementia. Some people with dementia are now being diagnosed at an early stage when they remain relatively able and can make their own decisions. Early di

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Dealing with depression

As we get older, changes in our lives, such as bereavement, illness or retirement, can make us more vulnerable to depression or anxiety. If you do experience depression, you’re not alone. Depression affects around one in five older people, and two in

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