DementiaRoadmap

Helping primary care to support people with dementia

Publisher / Organisation: Alzheimer's Society


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  • Training resources to improve the dementia component of the NHS Health CheckFebruary 12, 2018These training resources can be used by NHS Health Check trainers and practitioners to improve the quality of their delivery of the dementia component of the check.
  • Turning up the volume: unheard voices of people with dementiaJanuary 18, 2018This report published by the Alzheimer’s Society brings together views of more than 3,500 people with dementia, carers and the public on what it is like to live with dementia.
  • Dementia Friendly Housing CharterMarch 27, 2017This toolkit aims to help professionals in their support of people living with dementia in their homes and facilitate consistency and good practice.
  • Fix dementia care – NHS and care homesApril 29, 2016This report published by the Alzheimer's Society marks the second phase of a campaign looking at the experiences of people with dementia in a range of health and care settings. It contains the results of a survey of care home managers and the voices of people with dementia, their families and carers.
  • Making your home dementia friendlyOctober 20, 2015This booklet published by the Alzheimer's Society aims to help people with dementia to live well in their own home. It describes ways to create or adapt the home environment so that it remains a safe and familiar place. This can help make daily living activities easier and keep people in touch with the things they enjoy doing.
  • Younger people with dementiaMay 19, 2015This factsheet published by the Alzheimer's Society explores at the types of dementia that younger people under 65 years of age may have, some of the difficulties that they might experience and where support can be found.
  • Creating a dementia friendly workplace: A practical guide for employersApril 22, 2015This guide published by the Alzheimer's Society is designed to help employers provide support for staff members with dementia. It may also be a useful resource for people living with, or affested by, dementia in the workplace.
  • Award in Understanding DementiaMarch 18, 2015The Alzheimer's Society and the Royal Society for Public Health have joined forces to create a new qualification to help people understand more about dementia.
  • Supporting a person with dementiaOctober 16, 2014This Easy Read factsheet published by the the Alzheimer's Society provides advice for someone with learning disabilities who may have a friend or relative with dementia.
  • Grief, loss and bereavementSeptember 22, 2014This factsheet published by the Alzheimers Society looks at some of the feelings carers may experience in caring for someone living with dementia and suggests ways to cope. It also looks at supporting a person with dementia to cope with grief and bereavement.
  • Day care, Alexandra LodgeThe day care service at Alexandra Lodge offers activities, care, practical and emotional support for people with dementia of all ages.Alexandra Lodge, Hospital Drive, Off Victoria Road West, Hebburn, NE31 2TH0191 4281814
  • Day care, Garden CourtThe day care service available at Garden Court offers activities, care, practical and emotional support for people with dementia of all ages.Garden Court, Connolly House, Reynolds Ave, Whiteleas, South Shields, NE34 8JP0191 5194258
  • South Shields dementia cafeSouth Shields dementia cafe provides an opportunity for people with dementia and their carers, to meet as a couple or with another family member to get support and gain information.St Gregory's Chruch, 20 St Gregorys Court, South Shields, NE34 6NR0191 427 5443
  • Jarrow dementia cafeThe Jarrow Dementia Cafe provides an opportunity for people with dementia and their carers, to meet as a couple or with another family member to get support and gain information. The group meeets regularly at St Matthews Church in Jarrow.St Matthew's Church, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 5LB0191 4275 443
  • Jarrow carer support groupJarrow carer support group meets once a month over lunch. The group has occasional speakers with topics that are requested by group that relate to their role as carer. Information and support available as required. St Matthew's Church, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 5LB0191 427 5443http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/services.php?serviceCode=1084&branchCode=12446&areaBC=NONE
  • Singing for the Brain, St Gregory’sSinging for the Brain is a stimulating and social activity for people with dementia and their carers. The group learns new songs and shares familiar songs, whilst making new friends through music.St Gregory's Church, 20 St Gregory's Court, South Shields, NE34 6NR0191 4275443
  • Singing for the Brain, St MatthewsSinging for the Brain is a stimulating and social activity for people with dementia and their carers. The group meeets regularly at St Matthews Church in Jarrow.St Matthew's Church, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, NE32 5LB0191 4275 443
  • South Shields carer support groupSouth Shields carer support group meets once a month over lunch. Information and support is available as required.St. Gregory's Church, 20 St Gregorys Court, South Shields, NE34 6NR0191 4275 443
  • South Tyneside Community Dementia Forum The aim of South Tyneside Community Dementia forum is to harness vital information from local people and organisations in a bid to make radical changes and get a better understanding of the problems and issues involved around dementia for both service users and their carers.3rd Floor, Edinburgh Buildings, 2 Station Approach, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 1HR0191 4275 443
  • Alzheimer’s Society, South TynesideThe Alzheimer's Society in South Tyneside provide a wide range of support services to people living with dementia and their carers.3rd Floor, Edinburgh Buildings, 2 Station Approach, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 1HR0191 4275 443http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/branch.php?branch=true&branchCode=12446&areaBC=NONE
  • Oakfield Court lunch clubOakfield Court lunch club provides people with dementia and their carer an opportunity to socialise together and meet others, in a supported and friendly atmosphere within the community.Oakfield Court, Oakfield Close, East Herrington, Sunderland, SR3 3SA0191 5640 890
  • Penshaw lunch clubPenshaw lunch club provides people with dementia and their carer an opportunity to socialise together and meet others, in a supported and friendly atmosphere within the community.65 Baulkham Hills, Penshaw, Tyne and Wear, DH4 7RZ0191 5640 890
  • Sunderland Community Dementia ForumSunderland Community Dementia Forums aims to harness vital information from local people and organisations. In a bid to make radical changes and get a better understanding of the problems and issues involved around dementia for both service users and their carers.Princess of Wales Centre, Havelock Hospital, Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AG0191 5640 890
  • Sunderland day care serviceThe Sunderland day care service provided by the Alzheimer's Society in Sunderland offers either a long or short term, flexible commitment to people at varying stages of their dementia, enabling them to maintain their independence and continue living at home. Princess of Wales Centre, Havelock Hospital, Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AG0191 5640 890
  • Sunderland dementia support serviceSunderland dementia support service is open to people with dementia and carers who are currently caring for a relative or friend as well as those who have been bereaved or whose relative or friend is in residential or nursing care. Princess of Wales Centre, Havelock Hospital, Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AG0191 5640 890
  • Greenside lunch clubThe Greenside lunch club provides both the person with dementia and their carer an opportunity to socialise together and meet others in a supported and friendly atmosphere within the community.Greenside Court, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR3 4HS0191 5640 890
  • Sunderland memory cafeThe Sunderland dementia cafe provides an opportunity for people with dementia and their carers, to meet as a couple or with another family member to get support and gain information.Princess of Wales Centre, Havelock Hospital, Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AG0191 5640 890
  • Sunderland Carer Support GroupThe Carer Support Group facilitated by the Alzheimer's Society in Sunderland offers peer support and information for carers of people living with dementia in Sunderland.Princess of Wales Centre, Havelock Hospital, Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AG0191 5640 890http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/services.php?serviceCode=1097&branchCode=12450&areaBC=NONE
  • Alzheimer’s Society, SunderlandThe Alzheimer's Society in Sunderland provide a wide range of support services to people living with dementia and their carers.Princess of Wales Centre, Havelock Hospital, Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 9AG0191 5640 890http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/custom_scripts/branch.php?branch=true&branchCode=12450&areaBC=NONE
  • Dementia-friendly technology charterJune 23, 2014The Dementia-friendly technology charter gives people with dementia and their carers information on how to access technology. It also provides guidance to health, housing and social care professionals on how to make technology work for people based on their individual needs.
  • Driving and dementiaMay 21, 2014This Alzheimer's Society factsheet explains the legal situation around driving and dementia, and gives some tips on stopping driving.
  • How common is dementia?April 6, 2014According to the Alzheimer's Society there are around 800,000 people in the UK with dementia. One in three people over 65 will develop dementia, and two-thirds of people with dementia are women.
  • What is dementia?April 2, 2014This resource will help practitioners to understand that dementia is more than just difficulties with memory. Dementia is not a single disease but a term used to describe a group of symptoms.
  • Be head strongMarch 16, 2014This guidance published by the Alzheimer's Society contains tips to help people reduce the risk of developing dementia.
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)March 5, 2014This factsheet published by the Alzheimer's Society explains the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), which are part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. It also outlines the process for getting authorisation for a deprivation of liberty and how to get it reviewed.
  • Advance decisionsMarch 5, 2014Advance Directives (also referred to as advance decisions to refuse treatment, ADRTs, or living wills) may be drawn up by any person with capacity to do so who is over the age of 18, to determine what treatment they might receive in the event of them losing capacity to make decisions under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
  • The dementia guideFebruary 22, 2014This guide produced by the Alzheimer's Society is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia.
  • Alzheimer’s SocietyAlzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.Devon House, 58 St Katharine's Way, London, E1W 1LB020 7423 3500http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
  • Am I at risk of developing dementia?January 16, 2014This factsheet published by the Alzheimer's Society explains what we know about the risks associated with developing different types of dementia, and gives some advice on the steps people can take to reduce their risk.
  • Building dementia-friendly communities: A priority for everyoneSeptember 3, 2013This report, published by the Alzheimer's Society, explores evidence from people with dementia about their experiences of living in their community and the ten key things they would like to see in a dementia-friendly community.
  • Dementia adviser service: evaluationAugust 31, 2013This report published by the Alzheimer's Society presents the findings of an evaluation of the Pathfinder Dementia Adviser services from the perspective of service users.
  • Assistive technology – devices to help with everyday livingAugust 12, 2013This factsheet published by the Alzheimer's Society explores technological developments that can help make life easier for people with dementia and their carers in certain situations.
  • What is dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)?June 7, 2013This Alzheimer's Society factsheet outlines the causes, symptoms and treatments available for Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).
  • Dementia and aggressive behaviourMay 20, 2013This factsheet produced by the Alzheimer's Society aims to aid understanding about what may cause this type of behaviour and offers some ways to deal with it.
  • Dementia 2013: The hidden voice of lonelinessApril 9, 2013This report, published Alzheimer’s Society, reveals that nearly two thirds (62%) of more than 250,000 people with dementia who live on their own are lonely. This compares to just 24 per cent of over 55 year olds.
  • Helping you to assess cognition: A practical toolkit for cliniciansMarch 12, 2013This toolkit published by the Alzheimer's Society provides guidance to clinicians about what cognitive function tests are available and how they may be used in clinical practice.
  • Low expectations: attitudes on choice, care and community for people with dementia in care homesFebruary 26, 2013This report published by the Alzheimer’s Society stresses the need to lift expectations and to strengthen existing minimum standards to boost quality of life for people with dementia in care homes.
  • Dementia FriendsFebruary 21, 2013Dementia Friends is an Alzheimer’s Society initiative that aims to give a million people a better understanding of dementia by 2015.
  • Handy guide to selecting a care homeJanuary 28, 2013This guide published by the Alzheimer’s Society is designed to be taken into care homes by people with dementia and their families and provides an independent and objective guide to what makes good quality care.
  • Supporting people with dementia at homeJanuary 14, 2013This training resource published by the Alzheimer’s Society aims to help homecare workers provide excellent person centred support for people with dementia who are living at home.
  • Sight, perception and hallucinations in dementiaOctober 20, 2012This Alzheimer's Society factsheet considers some specific difficulties that people with dementia can have with sight, perception and hallucinations, and suggests ways to support them.
  • Moving and walking aboutJune 20, 2012This Alzheimer's Society factsheet explains some of the reasons why a person with dementia may walk about and looks at what you can do to help.
  • What is Alzheimer’s disease?March 7, 2012Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting around 496,000 people in the UK. This Alzheimer's Society factsheet outlines the symptoms and risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, and describes what treatments are currently available.
  • The later stages of dementiaMarch 7, 2012During the later stages of dementia most people will become increasingly frail due to the progression of the illness. They will also gradually become dependent on others for all of their care.
  • Moving into a care home: advice for lesbian, gay and bisexual peopleFebruary 22, 2012This factsheet published by the Alzheimers Society provides some advice for lesbian, gay and bisexual people on choosing a suitable care home and suggests things to think about when the person moves in.
  • Drugs used to relieve behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementiaJanuary 20, 2012This factsheet produced by the Alzheimer’s Society explores the different types of drugs that can be used to treat these symptoms if non-pharmalogical treatments have not worked.
  • What is vascular dementia?December 7, 2011Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer's disease. This Alzheimer's Society factsheet outlines the causes, symptoms and treatments available for vascular dementia.
  • Optimising treatment and care for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementiaJuly 28, 2011This best practice guide has been developed in consultation with an advisory group of leading clinicians specialising in dementia.
  • Reducing the use of antipsychotic drugsJuly 21, 2011This leaflet is for people with dementia and their carers who want to know more about behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and how they can be prevented and treated.
  • Support, Stay, Save: care and support of people with dementia in their own homesApril 4, 2011This report provides evidence from over 2,000 carers, people with dementia and home care workers on the aspirations, experiences and outcomes of providing dementia care in the community in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Understanding and respecting the person with dementiaNovember 29, 2010This factsheet produced by the Alzheimer’s Society explores ways that carers can help people living with dementia to feel valued and good about themselves.
  • Unusual behaviourNovember 29, 2010This factsheet produced by the Alzheimer’s Society outlines some typical sorts of unusual behaviour in people with dementia and explains some common causes.
  • This is meFebruary 23, 2010'This is me' is a leaflet produced by the Alzheimer's Society to help hospital staff better understand the needs of people with dementia.
  • Counting the cost: caring for people with dementia on hospital wardsNovember 28, 2009This report published by the Alzheimer's Society reveals unacceptable variations in the quality of care for people with dementia in hospital and puts forward recommendations to improve dementia care, shorten the length of stay and reduce costs.
  • Dementia UKFebruary 3, 2007This report into the prevalence and cost of dementia shows that as the UK's population ages the number of people with dementia will grow substantially. It also shows that dementia costs the UK £17 billion a year.
  • Services for younger people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementiasMarch 18, 2006This policy paper jointly published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Alzheimer's Society provides guidance on the services for younger people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
  • Services for younger people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementiasMarch 18, 2006This briefing paper jointly published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Alzheimer's Society provides guidance on the services for younger people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
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