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Dementia from the inside

Author:
SOCIAL CARE INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE
Publisher:
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Publication year:
2015
Pagination:
7 minutes 44 seconds
Place of publication:
London

This film explores what it might feel like to live with dementia. It features the voice of a woman who has dementia, and the viewer gets a view of life from her perspective. Viewers will experience a little of what it is like to find yourself in a world that seems familiar and yet doesn’t always make sense. It shows how people may not recognise people or places they know well, may not be able... (Edited publisher abstract)

Journal article

Summary of the NICE Guideline

Author:
-
Journal article citation:
Journal of Dementia Care, 15(1), January 2007, p.17.
Publisher:
Hawker

This article provides a summary of the main points in the NICE/SCIE dementia guidelines for England.

Journal

Journal of Dementia Care

Publisher:
Hawker

The focus of this journal is on improving the quality of care provided for people with dementia in a variety of settings and to address the issues of professionals working in this field. Articles from this journal  are abstracted and indexed selectively on Social Care Online.

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Eating well with dementia

Author:
SOCIAL CARE INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE
Publisher:
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Publication year:
2015
Place of publication:
London

Guidance and information on eating well with dementia. Eating well is vital to maintain the health, independence and wellbeing of people with dementia. However, for many people with dementia, eating can become challenging as their dementia progresses. Some lose their appetite or the skills needed to use cutlery, others struggle to chew and swallow. This resource provides information and practical... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Dementia e-learning: the emotional impact of dementia

Author:
SOCIAL CARE INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE
Publisher:
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Publication year:
2009
Place of publication:
London

One of a series of e-learning resources which aims provides a general introduction to the dementia and the experience of living with dementia. This module provides an overview of the emotional dimension of dementia; looks at the importance of effective strategies to help people experiencing difficult emotions. It then explores a range of situations where people with dementia can be supported...

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LGBT: living with dementia

Author:
ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY
Publisher:
Alzheimer's Society
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
56
Place of publication:
London

This report provides information and advice to support people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans to live well with dementia. It contains useful information for both individuals living with dementia and those who are providing support. It looks at what people can do to remain independent, get emotional and practical support and plan for the future. Sections cover: what dementia (Edited publisher abstract)

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Patients in England with a record of dementia diagnosis on their clinical record, September 2016

Author:
NHS DIGITAL
Publisher:
NHS Digital
Publication year:
2016
Place of publication:
Leeds

Provides key data on recorded dementia diagnoses. Recorded dementia prevalence at 30 September 2016 was 0.771 per cent (1 person in 130). When considered alongside monthly data collected in 2014/15, this indicates a progressive increase in recorded prevalence from March 2015 (0.738) to September 2016 (0.771). After adjustments to remove spurious, ‘non-GP’ practices, shared practices and practices... (Edited publisher abstract)

Journal article

Designing garments for people with dementia: innovative practice

Author:
SCHULTE Britta Friederike
Journal article citation:
Dementia: the International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 14(5), 2015, pp.691-695.
Publisher:
Sage

This article describes the project ‘No place like home’ which aimed to design clothing that would be more aesthetically appealing and practical for people with dementia. It argues that clothing is often an important part of people’s identity, which should be taken into account by designers and clothing manufacturers when designing for people in care settings. (Publisher abstract)

Journal article

Appearance matters: it's integral to our sense of self

Author:
CAMPBELL Sarah
Journal article citation:
Journal of Dementia Care, 23(2), 2015, pp.20-23.
Publisher:
Hawker

A multi-sensory appearance biography is an exploration of a person's life-story focused on appearance which uses visual and sensory props such as clothing, jewellery, beauty products, or photographs to support story telling. This article describes what is involved in this new approach to life-story work and how it can be integrated into dementia care. It focuses on four aspects in detail (Edited publisher abstract)

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Guidance for film-makers working with people with dementia

Author:
DEMENTIA ENGAGEMENT AND EMPOWERMENT PROJECT
Publisher:
Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project
Publication year:
2013
Pagination:
6

A brief guide which highlights key issues to consider when making films with people with dementia. The guide covers planning; recruitment; the consent process; involving family and friends; message, tone and content; and the film making process. It is one of a series of guides designed to support the involvement of people with dementia and has been co-produced with people with dementia. (Original abstract)

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