Milford on Sea Dementia Action Group


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Useful Information 

Websites

Milford on Sea Community Centre :: The Community Centre website has information about all the Dementia groups that take place here.

The Alzheimer's Society :: The Alzheimer's Society care and research charity for people with dementia and their carers. Their website contains lots of information for people living with Alzheimer's and their carers.

Dementia UK :: Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families. Their website provides information about Dementia as well as advice on receiving one-to-one support through their services.


Online Resources 

We realise that there are so many different resources about dementia out there, an that the information can often become very overwhelming and even confusing. 

Below, we have compiled some resources which we think are useful and simple to understand, to make it a little easier for you! 


*A lot of these resources are available to order for free via post on the publisher's website. We have some copies available too, so please contact us if you would like to obtain some! 


FOR EVERYBODY

What is Dementia- Dementia UK 

False Beliefs About Dementia- Dementia UK

What is Alzheimer's Disease- Alzheimer's UK


FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

Getting a Diagnosis- Dementia UK

Understanding your diagnosis- Alzheimer's UK

Staying Healthy- Alzheimer's UK

Benefits for people with dementia- Alzheimer's UK


FOR FRIENDS/FAMILIES/CARERS

Dementia Friendly Home- Dementia UK

When Someone Doesn't Recognise You- Dementia UK

Caring for someone with Dementia- Alzheimer's Society 


FOR CHILDREN 

Grandad's Hat - A lovely video by the Alzheimer's Society explaining Alzheimer's in a child friendly way. 

The Milk's in the Oven- A printable resource by the Mental Health Foundation explaining dementia and Alzheimer's for children and young people, including exercises to help them learn through understanding.

Explaining Dementia to Chilrdren and Young People- Alzheimer's Society