Jelly Drops are sweets containing 90 per cent water that can keep people with dementia hydrated. Alzheimer’s Society is partnering with the Jelly Drops team through our Accelerator Programme.
Research project: Is it feasible for the NHS to deliver a specialised mouth care programme for patients who have dementia and swallowing problems in an acute hospital?
Hospitals can be disorientating and frightening for someone with dementia, but there is a lot that can be done to make their stay easier to manage.
From the April 2015 issue of our magazine, our Ask an expert column looks at how a speech and language therapist can help when a person with dementia has swallowing problems.
This comprehensive resource includes helpful guidance on addressing issues related to eating and drinking for people with dementia.