Eating and drinking resources to help a person with dementia

Information and useful products to help support someone with eating and drinking as their dementia progresses.

Books and other resources to support eating and drinking

Eating and drinking factsheet

Our Eating and drinking (511) factsheet looks at ways dementia can affect eating and drinking, as well as tips to address the difficulties that a person with dementia may have. 

The Memory Kitchen

An ebook from live-in care providers Qualitas Vitae Care features more than 70 illustrated recipes alongside helpful advice to deal with mealtime challenges. You can buy The Memory Kitchen for £9.75 in PDF, Kindle or epub formats.

Making every drink count

Care UK, the care home provider, has produced a useful guide about hydration called Making every drink count. It includes tips on encouraging regular fluid intake and hydration from other sources.

Making Every Mouthful Count

A dietitian and former chef has published recipes and tips to support a person who is unintentionally losing weight, in paperback and Kindle formats. Making Every Mouthful Count: Recipes to help those with poor appetites gain weight, by Celia J Mannering (CreateSpace 2021), 158 pages, £14.99, ISBN: 9781717310965.

End of life

Eating and drinking: Information for family and friends as dementia progresses towards the end of life is a new booklet from charity Marie Curie. It covers strategies and tips, as well as where to get further support.

Helpful products

Our online shop offers a range of products that can support eating and drinking as a person’s dementia progresses, from Jelly Drops water sweets to specially designed cutlery and crockery.

Dementia together magazine: Aug/Sept 21

Dementia together magazine is for all Alzheimer’s Society supporters and anyone affected by the condition.
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