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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.

Tips for families to stay connected

Tips for families to stay connected

‘What you can do to stay connected during a pandemic’ provides practical tips you can use to maintain your family’s sense of connection.

DC helpsheet on resilience

DC helpsheet on resilience

“Resilience in difficult times” provides a practical guide to help build resilience, reduce unease and promote wellbeing.

Staying active at home   Covid19 PDF

Staying active at home Covid19 PDF

Developed for people with dementia and their carers, this document provides ideas and suggestions about how to stay active both in and outside the home.

Talking Murals

Talking Murals

A new book from Professor Mary Marshall OBE, Talking Muralsexplores the potential impact of murals inside spaces where people with dementia live, or may visit. 

 

If you would like to purchase a hardcopy of this paperback book for $7.99 please click here.

Better For Everyone - 02 Staff Resource

Better For Everyone - 02 Staff Resource

This booklet particularly concerns those residents living with dementia when they behave in ways which are upsetting or potentially harmful to you, themselves or others. These are known as behaviours of concern, or challenging behaviours.