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Talking Sense

Talking Sense

Living with sensory changes and dementia

Specialist Dementia Care Program

Specialist Dementia Care Program

Assessment Pathway power point slides

Showing The Way Summary Report

Showing The Way Summary Report

Showing the way: Developing an evaluation framework for signage for people living with dementia

Toilet talk: Accessible design for people with dementia

Toilet talk: Accessible design for people with dementia

Why are public toilets so hard to find and often challenging to use? It's a topic few people want to talk about but one that is vital to the dignity of many older people and people living with dementia.

Dementia and Sensory Challenges - Dementia can be more than memory

Dementia and Sensory Challenges - Dementia can be more than memory

Agnes Houston, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease over nine years ago expected issues to occur with her memory but not the challenges to her senses that she experienced. When speaking to others with dementia, she soon realised that she was not alone with many others experiencing changes to the senses that no one had prepared them for or discussed with them how to live a positive life with the changes.

Bereavement: the first twelve months and beyond

Bereavement: the first twelve months and beyond

This free booklet provides information and support of families and friends who have lost a loved one. From the practicalities required after someone dies, to strategies for managing grief over the coming months and advice for supporting children, this book gently discusses many of questions and issues around bereavement. It also includes suggested further resources and people to contact for further advice.