Enabling the person with dementia and their family in managing their own health and care, adopting a number of strategies and accessing resources.
For extra information, evidence and best practice please scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Dementia Wellbeing Plan for Greater Manchester; Dementia United
Understanding the Law Around Dementia: a Guide for Carers and Partners of People Living with Dementia
This presentation is covering:
Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment (ADRT)
Life Sustaining Treatment
Making a Will
Disclaimer: This document was prepared by students, is based upon the law as it stands as of 25th October 2022 and may be subject to change; it is intended as a guide to practice and does not amount to legal advice. It is not a substitute for legal advice upon the facts of any specific case. No liability is accepted for any adverse consequences of reliance upon it.
Telephone: Advice line 0800 678 1602 free to call 8am - 7pm 365 days of the year
Telephone: National Dementia Helpline: 0300 222 1122. Open 9.00am. – 5.00pm. Monday to Friday & 10.00am. – 4.00pm. Saturday and Sunday.
Living with Dementia Toolkit - downloadable guide
The Guide is available in English and in Welsh. It introduces the toolkit and the resources available. For the full experience of the toolkit, you need to look at the website. QR codes link you back to the website at various points. There is a 'How to use QR codes' video lower down the page.
This can be downloaded here: https://livingwithdementiatoolkit.org.uk/home/living-with-dementia-toolkit-downloadable-guide/
Alzheimer's Society 2016. Dementia advisors. A cost-effective approach to delivering integrated dementia care: The dementia adviser makes it easier for people with dementia to self-manage, live more independently and seek out the right support at the right time. Dementia advisers deliver high quality, personalised dementia care.
- The Living Well with dementia resource, which is available as a film or in other languages: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/publications-about-dementia/the-dementia-guide-other-languages
- Dementia friendly changes that can be made to your home: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-support/publications-factsheets/making-your-home-dementia-friendly
- Videos from Dementia UK e.g. sleep, incontinence, calming techniques: https://www.dementiauk.org/get-support/maintaining-health-in-dementia-videos/