Many of us notice that our memory gets worse as we get older, but it can be difficult to tell whether this is a sign of an underlying condition like dementia. The Alzheimer's Society are running a campaign called 'worried about your memory?' click on the link to find out about signs of dementia.
Useful tool showing prevalance and diagnosis of dementia in your area. Click HERE.
Visit Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer's/Brain - Interactive Tour
Inside the Brain: An Interactive Tour
The Brain Tour explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it.
Visit Alzheimer's/Brain - Interactive Tour.
This website brings together information about assistive technology that has the potential to support the independence and leisure opportunities of people with dementia.
Social Care information, news and services.
Similar to DemenShare - but based in Scotland - an on-line forum.
BUPA's Talking Toolkit
How to keep communicating with a loved one as dementia progresses.
Visit BUPA's Talking Toolkit.
CAMEO - Come And Meet Each Other
CAMEO is a support group for people in the early stages of dementia, particularly younger people. The group offers the opportunity to meet others and enjoy leisure activities whilst allowing the carer to have a break. (Passage taken from website). The group forms part of Crossroads Care - Cheshire East.
Visit CAMEO - Come And Meet Each Other.
Care Quality Commission
The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They regulate care provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies and voluntary organisations. Their aim is to make sure better care is provided for everyone - in hospitals, care homes and people's own homes. They also seek to protect the interests of people whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act. This Information is taken from their site.
Visit Care Quality Commission.