Information for Carers

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.

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.

Singing groups for people with dementia ($32.96)

Singing groups for people with dementia ($32.96)

Diana Kerr's Singing Groups for people with Dementia is a practical guide to setting up singing and running groups in community and residential settings.

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!