For healthcare professionals
The categories below contain information, tools, links and stories to other people’s experiences with dementia
Explore stories and experiences of dementia
Maxine’s experience of her dementia diagnosis and planning for her future
In her own words, Maxine shares the story of what her recent diagnosis means to her, and how she plans to live her life going forward
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).
Why does culturally diverse dementia support matter?
We are a culturally and ethnically diverse nation. We have both well-established and new communities from all over the world. Indian, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Jewish, Chinese,...
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.
Articles for healthcare professionals
- 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
We exist to help everyone move forwards
With the help of Healthcare professionals, people living with dementia and care partners we’ve tried to create a comprehensive tool featuring up to date information and guidance for living with dementia.
We are free to all and available on any device. Our toolkit has been specially designed to make living with dementia easier to understand for your patients and their care partners.
But, we can only improve this resource with your help. If you have suggestions for articles, diagnosis communication tips or anything else we would love to hear from you.
Contact the team at [email protected] and let us know what country you are accessing this site from.