Guidance

 

Progress for Providers – Person Centred Care in a care home

This publication is primarily for managers of care homes supporting people with any type of dementia, at any stage. It may also interest families of people with dementia who may be looking for a care home and wish to know how to assess the homes they are visiting.

Visit: https://progressforproviders.org/checklists/delivering-personalised-support-for-people-living-with-dementia/



Dementia friendly care home design

Understanding age-related changes and impairments is the first step towards creating living environments which support the needs of older people and those with dementia, keeping them safe from dangers such as falls, which can have a devastating effect on an older person; allowing them the freedom and confidence to use their abilities to the fullest extent, in all things from the mundane to the creative; aiding memory in day-to-day living; and reinforcing personal identity.

Click here to take the virtual tour.


Decide for Yourself – decision-making handbook

A guide to making decisions for people with memory problems or dementia and their families.

Click here to download the guide.


Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Dementia Gateway

If you work with people with dementia in nursing, residential or domiciliary settings we hope you will find this website  useful. There are lots of practical tips, tools and activities that will help you with your daily work.

Visit: http://www.scie.org.uk/dementia/