How to look after somebody with dementia
How to look after somebody with dementia. Learn how you can care for them by reading our guide.
If you are responsible for helping family member or friend with dementia what do you need to know to help them lead a better quality of life? We take a look at some of the ways you can help. » Read more
Dementia home care can help with things like shopping
Look at how dementia home care can help those with dementia or the elderly live safely and securely in their own home. Especially for those who need a little help to make sure they are able to carry out basic domestic tasks safely and correctly.
If they are not able to do so this is where dementia home care can help especially if the person has memory problems. » Read more
Help make a dementia friendly home
Learn how to turn a house into a dementia friendly home.
One way that you can help an individual that has dementia live independently in their home is to help make their house a dementia friendly home for them.
This means that their house is easy to navigate, safe to enjoy a full life and be as safe and comfortable as possible. You do this by making their house a dementia friendly home.
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Problems associated with dementia
There are many problems a person develop that can be associated with dementia.
So it could be beneficial to you as the carer if you learn and understand how to deal with problems associated with dementia should they arise.
It is also important to remember to always keep the dignity, respect and privacy of the individual who has the dementia. No matter how difficult the problems get.
There is always help on hand. Why not visit a local dementia cafe, you will find a wealth of information and support. » Read more
Aggression and dementia can be linked
Aggression and dementia are difficult to deal with for any carer because the individual showing aggressive behavior is often unaware of their actions.
It can be a very difficult thing to deal with and there are no clear-cut answers to how and why the person may become aggressive but it can help if you can identify when and what triggers a person to get aggressive.
We take a look at some common causes of aggression in a person that suffers from dementia. » Read more