Use this guide to find information resources about dementia including books, reports and journal articles.
Eating and drinking with acknowledged risks refers to the decision to continue eating and drinking despite the associated risks from having dysphagia. These risks may refer to aspiration, malnutrition, dehydration and choking. This publication is endorsed by the RCN.
Video resources about dementia, many of which were produced by community groups in the UK.
The Herbert Protocol is form that carers, family or friends of a vulnerable person can fill in. It contains a list of information to help the police if the person goes missing.
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A large number of care home residents have a nursing background or were in receipt of nursing care during the 1950s and 1960s. The Case of Memories is a district nurse case, based on one from the 1950s/1960s and contains replicas of the items used at that time. It is designed to be used in care homes as part of facilitated reminiscence with residents and those who are important to them.
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House of Memories is a museum-led dementia awareness programme which offers training, access to resources, and museum-based activities to enable carers to provide person-centred care for people living with dementia.
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