Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia 1

In this Caring for a Loved One with Dementia series, we talk about the challenges of caring for someone with dementia. Here we offer advice on improving communication. Based on information from the free online course Dementia Care from Future Learn. 46 million people worldwide are living with dementia. Dementia affects not just those living […]

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Dementia

Helping family and friends to understand Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease – like many other forms of dementia – can become more challenging as the disease develops. It affects not just the person living with Alzheimer’s, but those closest to them as well. A challenge that families can face is making the outside world understand their changing behaviour. Here are some tips on helping family […]

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Carers

Advice for new caregivers

As the population lives longer and with dementia on the rise, people taking on a caring role is increasing. According to Carers UK figures, every day another 6000 people take on caring responsibilities. By 2037 it’s predicted that the number of carers in the UK will increase to 9 million. So where do you start […]

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