Welcome to the Dementia Gateway, containing supportive information and resources, including videos, e-learning material and downloads, for care workers, people living with dementia, and their friends and family. Some resources on the Dementia Gateway are mapped to the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) units to support your learning.

Definition of dementia
Dementia is the name for a group of illnesses that affects the brain, with the most common form being Alzheimer's disease. Early signs of dementia may include memory problems, decline in communication skills, recognition and co-ordination difficulties, disorientation, changes in behaviour, judgment and mood, and loss of daily life skills.