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Supporting dementia carers at work

... Supporting dementia carers at work DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY, OFFICE, DEMENTIA CARERS As a full-time Project Manager at the Met Office, Mary Sherwood was ... by Radio Devon's commitment to make Devon a dementia-friendly county. This is how she worked with her employer to create an office that supported ...

Can an Admiral Nurse help in dementia care?

... Can an Admiral Nurse help in dementia care? dementia, Admiral nurse, social care, carer, companionship With dementia fast-becoming the ... talked about condition in the UK, a disease which David Cameron describes as the 'greatest enemy of humanity', it's important to know ...

Expectations in dementia care

... Expectations in dementia care dementia, eldercare, wheelchair, pets, carer This week's storyteller has chosen to be anonymous. It's hard ... know what to demand from a care home or how to achieve it. A daughter rates her mother's experience. Alzheimer's Society chief executive ...

Tips on dementia and the family fall-out

... Tips on dementia and the family fall-out dementia, relationships, carer, pets, story This week's storyteller has chosen to be anonymous ... After taking the lion's share of caring for her mother despite having an extended family close at hand, this week's storyteller shares some of ...

Why we should all have dementia training

... Why we should all have dementia training dementia, alzheimer's, communication, memory, eldercare Rebecca, our social media whizz kid, ... own in the community. They may have family, friends or carers who support them but often those who live alone remain undiagnosed and ...

Talking about dementia - blogging and how it helps

... Talking about dementia- blogging and how it helps dementia, carer, communication, story This week's storyteller is Jill Sinclair. In ... of Dementia Awareness Week Jill talks about caring for her dad who has dementia and how her blog helps her work through the new challenges ...

How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering

... How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering carer, dementia, independence, mobility, communication Wandering can be a common problem ... How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering carer, dementia, independence, mobility, communication Wandering can be a common problem ...

Enjoying nature and the outdoors with a family member with dementia

... Enjoying nature and the outdoors with a family member with dementia DEMENTIA, EXERCISE, MENTAL HEALTH, MOBILITY Being out in nature and ... , reconnect and manage their own health and wellbeing. Many family carers that support someone living with dementia may not have good health themselves ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... Dementia care – How to find the help you need dementia, alzheimer's, carer, power of attorney, relationships When you're caring ... a parent, or partner, with dementia it can be hard to continue without help from others. We asked the experts behind PayingForCare ...

Designing activities for people with dementia and their families

... Designing activities for people with dementia and their families DEMENTIA, ALZHEIMERS, CREATIVITY, GIFTS It's hard to watch family members lose the ... responsible for their care, such as family members, with many carers finding the process challenging and lonely. Research into dementia shows that ...