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Supporting People Living with a Dementia


This resource aims to raise awareness of dementia. It includes content on the different types of dementia and their symptoms and strategies that support independence and well-being to provide guidance on best practice when supporting people living with a dementia and their families and during the COVID emergency.

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Background and Credits

The content for this resource was initially developed for Module 4 of the Adult Care Toolkit – Dementia, Delirium and Palliative Care which was developed in 2017-2018 in partnership with Dementia Together NI, Ulster University, Palmerston Residential Home, PAMS Day Care Centre, NHSCT, BHSCT, Age NI, RQIA and Social Care Council Participation Group.

This resource was split into the following 3 resources in 2020; Support People Living with a Dementia, Delirium and Grief and Bereavement.

Supporting People Living with a Dementia was first published in September 2020.


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Updated: 18/06/2024