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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Dementia

Home safety for Alzheimer’s 1: Around the home

There are many things to consider when someone you know is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. It is important that their home is adapted to ensure a safe environment with any potential hazards removed. In the first of our Home Safety for Alzheimer’s series, we talk about the changes that can be made throughout your home. […]

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