A collection of resources which bring together information to help those working and caring for people living with dementia. The contents covers six main themes: Signs of dementia; After diagnosis of dementia; Living with dementia; Supporting people with dementia; Carers of people with dementia; and Advanced dementia and end of life care. Sections offer practical tips, learning activities, links to videos and additional resources. The site also contains an A-Z of terminology and links to the Open Dementia e-learning Programme.
Nutrition resources and services
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Part of Dementia
Eating well is vital to maintain the health, independence and wellbeing of people with dementia. However, for many people with dementia, eating can become challenging as their dementia progresses. Some lose their appetite or the skills needed to use cutlery, others struggle to chew and swallow. Explore more about this theme.
Dignity in care can be promoted by providing a choice of nutritious, appetising meals, that meet the needs and choices of individuals, and support with eating where needed.This film highlights the role of good nutritional care and hydration for older people living in residential care homes
Dignity in care can be promoted by providing a choice of nutritious, appetising meals, that meet the needs and choices of individuals, and support with eating where needed. This film highlights the role of good nutritional care and hydration for older people living in their own homes.
This At a glance summary examines nutritional care in relation to older people. As part of its Nutrition Action Plan, the Department of Health has asked SCIE to provide guidance on nutrition for the social care sector.
This film for health and care staff shows a number of innovative schemes across the country that offer practical assistance for people with care and support needs. The film points out that help with small tasks can prevent people from needing a higher level of care.
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