Supporting People Living with a Dementia

Designed specifically for social care workers and managers to raise awareness of dementia and provide guidance on best practice when they are supporting people living with a dementia and during the COVID emergency.

Description

The resource has been developed in partnership with the Health and Social Care Board to support the Northern Ireland Social Care Council registrants but can be used by other health and social care professionals, families and individuals receiving social care services.

Registrants will find a range of information and guidance on dementia including:

  • The newly launched HSC Operational Guidance on Relationships, Sexuality and Dementia (2020)
  • Information to support people with dementia during COVID-19
  • Apps for Dementia

Scroll down to access the resources.

If you need any help/support using this resource, please contact the Social Care Council

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NB: We are experiencing issues with our mobile versions of our digital resources. We are working with the developer to resolve these and apologise for any inconvenience this is causing users. (22/10/20)

Published: 15/10/20

Supporting People Living with a Dementia

 

Click on "Open Adapt Module" to launch the digital resource.

Open Adapt Module

Supporting People with Dementia During COVID-19

 

Below are booklets designed to provide information to help support people with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic. The original booklet was developed by Dr. Frances Duffy, Consultant Clincial Psychologist and Jill Richardson, Associate Psychologist of Older People Services, NHSCT.

Click here to access the NHSCT Support People with Dementia During COVID-19.

Click here to access the BHSCT Support People with Dementia During COVID-19.

Click here to access the SEHSCT Support People with Dementia During COVID-19.

Click here to access the SHSCT Support People with Dementia During COVID-19.

Click here to access the WHSCT Support People with Dementia During COVID-19.

Click here to access NHSCT - CLEAR Dementia Care

Click here to access the QUB - Providing Comfort Care to People with Dementia during their Last Days of Life

HSC, Relationship, Sexuality and Dementia: Operational Guide

 

The HSC launch the new Sexuality, Relationships and Dementia - Operational Guidance to provide practical support to staff dealing with the issues around sexuality for people with a dementia and their partners

Click here to access the HSC, Relationship, Sexuality and Dementia: Operational Guide, 2020

Click here to access HSC, Sexuality, relationships and dementia leaflet.

Apps for Dementia

 

Click here to access the Apps for Dementia information booklet

Click here to find Apps for Dementia website

 

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