Dementia and Aged Care

Deafness and dementia: an information booklet for family and friends

Deafness and dementia: an information booklet for family and friends

 

This resource is for family and friends who are supporting a deaf person with dementia. It can help to better understand and identify changes in behaviours. Some simple approaches in response to behaviours as well as communication strategies are included.

Deafness and dementia: an information booklet for care staff

Deafness and dementia: an information booklet for care staff

 

This resource is for care staff who are caring for or supporting a deaf person with dementia. It provides an introduction to deafness and dementia, communication tips and some simple approaches in response to behaviours.

Sean’s Story: My five tips for living with frontotemporal dementia

Sean’s Story: My five tips for living with frontotemporal dementia

This is a story about Sean Kelly, who was diagnosed with younger onset frontotemporal dementia, and his five tips for living well and maintaining quality of life.

Talking Sense (audiobook)

Talking Sense (audiobook)

Talking Sense is the culmination of more than a decade of research by Agnes Houston. Agnes found there little support for her continued independence and what support there was had virtually no awareness of the common experience of sensory change.

Talking Sense provides is a practical tool for carers looking to support people living with sensory challenges and information about who to go to for help, where support organisations can be located, and how to access services.

My home, my life ($19.99)

My home, my life ($19.99)

My 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.

It’s all about the food not the fork! ($39.95)

It’s all about the food not the fork! ($39.95)

Everyone enjoys the fun and convenience of snacks and other easy to eat food. But for some people these meals in a mouthful are a life-changer—especially if they can be eaten with your hands and are good for you as well. That’s where new cookbook It’s all about the food not the fork! 107 easy to eat meals in a mouthful comes in. From the authors of the successful Don’t give me eggs that bounce, this new cookbook is full of appetising smaller meals that can be eaten with your hands—no cutlery required!