Breaking bad news to a person with dementia can be especially hard, as they may struggle to understand, or to retain the information.
Caring from a distance is when you support and help someone from afar. It could be a mile away, ten miles, or another country.
Going into hospital can be difficult for people with dementia. Fortunately, there are many ways to help them with their hospital stay
People who care for someone with dementia can often feel guilty. There are many reasons why these feelings of guilt can occur.
Caring for a person with dementia can be emotionally and physically challenging. There are various options to get additional support.
The death of someone close is often a shock and it is hard to prepare yourself for how you may feel following a loss.
Children and teenagers experiencing loss may not know how to express their feelings and may need additional understanding and support to do so.
Dementia can have a significant impact on a person’s daily life, including how well they function within their home and their co-ordination.
When a person with dementia is nearing the end of life, compassionate care is essential for their comfort and dignity.
It is important to consider accessing the Carers Register at your local GP surgery.
When someone is approaching the end of their life, there are common characteristics and changes that help us to know when a person is dying.
As their dementia progresses, some people with a diagnosis will stop recognising people they know, even close family members.
Receiving a diagnosis of dementia can change the way people think about themselves, as well as the way other people behave towards them.