If your loved one lives alone, it’s going to take some foresight to ensure they remain safe at home. They may still be independent but their needs will increase over time and they may already need help with certain tasks. Continue reading Making the person safe at home
There exists a certain negativity where dementia is concerned, writes Derek Fisher. It’s understandable that a person caring for a loved one will feel stressed, but it’s important to try to stay positive. Continue reading How to stay positive as a carer
Known as an Advance Directive, an Advance Decision is a legally binding document, which outlines what treatment and end-of-life care a person would like to receive in future, when they are no longer able to express or communicate what treatment they would like. Continue reading Why make an advance decision?
Come along and meet the Dementia Help team in a dedicated Carers Corner at this year’s Alzheimer’s Show in London on 9-10 June and also enjoy live music from Roy Orbison Tribute performer, Dave Collison. Continue reading Live music at Carers Corner
A kind person said to me the other day how sorry they were to hear that my mum had dementia. It came as a bit of a shock because although I knew it was true, mum is still in the early stages; she is living independently and enjoying life. Continue reading Accepting the changes