Free guide to coping with challenging behaviour

I know from personal experience that caring for a loved one with dementia is a huge challenge. Dementia affects moods, behaviour and judgement – not just memory. This can mean the person you care for may become angry, upset or confused. But there are strategies you can use to help ease the stress for both of you. Click here to download this free guide to coping with challenging behaviour. I hope it helps.

Christina Neal – Founder

Do you have unresolved issues with your loved one?


 

If you’re caring for a loved one with dementia, you may resent the role if you have anger or frustration towards the person because of their past behaviour. Christina Neal felt the same about her mum and confronted her issues…   Continue reading Do you have unresolved issues with your loved one?


Keep visiting a person with dementia

The person with dementia will benefit from your visits 

If you have a loved one who has dementia living in a care home and they don’t remember your visits, you may wonder if there’s any point at all in going to see them, especially if you find visiting them distressing. Continue reading Keep visiting a person with dementia

‘My mum was the inspiration behind Dementia Help’

Christina and her late mum Hazel grew closer as the dementia took hold

Dementia Help was launched following the passing of our founder Christina Neal’s mum Hazel, who had vascular dementia. Christina writes about how her mum’s illness inspired her and how dementia brought them closer together.  Continue reading ‘My mum was the inspiration behind Dementia Help’