Help with dementia care

This section contains advice on understanding and caring for someone with dementia, with tips on how carers can look after themselves too.

Advice

These pages looks at what replacement care is, the different types that are available, and how to pay for it. It also offers tips to help carers and people with dementia to get the most out of replacement care.

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Respite care is any care arrangement designed to give rest or relief to unpaid carers. It aims to support carers to have a break from their caring responsibilities.
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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.

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This guide explains the different types of care home for people living with dementia. It also advises how to find and choose the right one.

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Caring for a person with dementia can be rewarding, but it is also very challenging. This page provides advice and support.
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This page explains what happens when someone in the later stages of dementia is nearing the end of life, and when they die.

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When you are close to a person with dementia you may go through feelings of grief and loss. Here we take a look at these feelings in more detail. 

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This is me is a simple form for anyone receiving professional care who is living with dementia or is experiencing delirium or other communication difficulties.