Explore care practioners stories and experiences of dementia
Sharing a dementia diagnosis
When someone you know and may be close to is given a diagnosis of dementia, it can be difficult to know whether to tell other people. You may want to protect the person you support, or you may be worried about how people will react.
Join us to improve Forward with Dementia
We plan to add a whole new section to the website about support services in the home. This will be for people who receive care at home and people who support people living with dementia and their families at home (social care providers).
Cheryl and David challenge negative stereotypes about dementia
Cheryl and her husband David found their own way to challenge negative views about dementia and the daily stigma they faced in their local community. They were unhappy and angry...
Following a dementia diagnosis, it’s only natural to ask questions
A diagnosis is the first step in moving forward with dementia. Many people with dementia live full and meaningful lives after diagnosis.
On this website, people with dementia have shared their good and bad experiences, so you can learn from them and find useful strategies. This, combined with evidence based research, will help you choose your own path forward.
Dementia advice articles for care practitioners
- Clearer communication and behaviours with subjects
- Creating a tailored and flexible approach to care
- Dealing with emotional responses
- The care system and regulatory change
- Subject handovers and creating consistency
- Cultural considerations
- Underserved communities
- Planning for hospital visits
- Helping with Finances and benefits