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Late-onset dementia: early diagnosis and drug treatment

Part of Dementia

In this video for GPs and care home and domiciliary care staff, see how John and his wife cope with the challenges raised by his diagnosis of dementia. Their account reinforces the need for the diagnosis to be handled sensitively by doctors, but also how an early diagnosis can bring positive effects.

End of life care: why supporting family carers is vital

In this video, we hear about Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice’s family support service for the families and carers of people who are at the end of their lives. We hear from Benita who looks after her mother and has regular support and Trevor, a bereaved man, who found counselling helpful in dealing with his grief.

Early onset dementia: living at home with nursing support

Part of Dementia

Training film for carers and care staff about Janet, who was diagnosed with early onset dementia at the age of 58. Her partner Jim illustrates the effects of a very rapid deterioration, plus the need for skilled, experienced support for carers – in this case provided by an Admiral Nurse.

Supporting carers: the social worker

This film for social workers and carers focuses on social worker Nicola. She introduces us to Caroline, who cares for her autistic, severely learning disabled son. Nicola demonstrates how considering the needs of both the service user and the carer can have a positive impact on the whole family.

Principles of participation

This film for social care commissioners and people who use services explores how service user and carer participation has become an important part of how adult social care services are developed and delivered. It highlights the jigsaw model of participation: Culture, Structure, Practice and Review.

Personalisation for older people: residential care

Part of Personalisation

This film for social care and care home commissioners and staff, is introduced by the manager of a residential care home for older people with dementia who talks about the importance of understanding the individual, their interests, background and personal history to maintain dignity and wellbeing.

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