Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for families looking after someone with dementia

We know that this is a worrying time for families looking after someone with dementia. The months ahead are going to be challenging. But there are a few things you can do to look after yourself, and the person with dementia, during this time.

The ongoing challenges for people with dementia during coronavirus

The threat of coronavirus remains real, and families with dementia may be feeling anxious about what this means for them. This advice is for families to support them in navigating this new period

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Coronavirus: questions and answers

We have put together a list of commonly asked questions to our Helpline, which we will update as and when the situation develops

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Advice for people with dementia around face coverings

Our Helpline Admiral Nurse, Rachel Watson, advises families with dementia on what to do around the changing guidance with face coverings

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Care homes and the coronavirus outbreak

Dr Sarah Russell and Suzanne Wightman from our Professional and Practice Development Team have put together some common questions and answers for people living in care homes, their families and the care home staff

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Leaflets and information

Information, blogs and ideas for people living with dementia during this time

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Dementia Helpline

Our free Dementia Helpline is staffed by our dementia specialist nurses and is for anyone with a question or concern about dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease

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