My home, my life: Practical ideas for people with dementia and carers

Most people with dementia want to live in the familiar comfort of their own home and maintain engagement with their community and their world.

my home my life news tileMy home, my life: Practical ideas for people with dementia and carers brings together the voice of people with dementia and carers with the best learning from research and care experience to provide insightful tips, strategies and real-life stories to support greater independence

Whether it is through a better understanding of the impact of dementia and ageing, tips on good design at home, strategies for going out or approaches to communication and care, My home, my life will enable people with dementia, carers and their support networks to meet challenges with courage and creativity.

The book offers more than 280 practical tips and many real-life stories offering practical solutions and strategies to common challenges to help maximise independence.

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Real life stories

More than a dozen real-life stories are included in the book so that people with dementia and carers can see how other people have worked out solutions and strategies to common challenges so as to maximise independence.

Share your own practical tips and ideas with us

If you are living with dementia, or are a carer, we want to hear your own tips and ideas that make a difference to the quality of your life. With your permission, we'll add these to the page so others can benefit and we may include them in future editions of My home, my life.

We hope that this list of stories will grow as readers contribute their own tips and ideas from personal experience.

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