LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

When someone lives with dementia it is very difficult both for themselves and for those who live around them, family and friends or who even care for them on a daily basis.

LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

When someone lives with dementia it is very difficult both for themselves and for those who live around them, family and friends or who even care for them on a daily basis.

It is important to remember every person with dementia is different but there are some simple actions that can help to maintain the quality of life they have. Over time dementia may cause a person to lose interest or the abilities they had and therefore activity is a good thing. It is important for them to be stimulated and able to actively take part in things around them.

Here are some useful tips suggested both by the Alzheimer’s Society and MindStart:

Consider the person’s current abilities. This might include:


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MindStart summarize as the 3 R’s:


Remember always to seek further advice from your GP. Often an occupational therapist* can help guide you to appropriate activities and how to add simplifications

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