Guide to Dementia Care

Our main brand is guide to dementia care which exists to provide help advice and support to families of people living with dementia. We signpost to health and social care services and providers.

Commitment 1 - Relating to:

We link in with Alzheimers Research and include information about research in our Guides.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 1?

 

By obtaining accurate information regarding research and including it in our literature.

  • We have the right to know about and decide if we want to be involved in research that looks at cause, cure and care for dementia and be supported to take part.

Commitment 2 - Relating to:

We will provide information on dementia friendly communities and activities such as day services.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 2?

 

By undertaking research on services in the local areas we will be producing information guide in.

  • We have the right to continue with day to day and family life, without discrimination or unfair cost, to be accepted and included in our communities and not live in isolation or loneliness.

Commitment 3 - Relating to: Diagnosis

By undertaking local research and networking to ensure our information is accurate concise and current.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 3?

 

By undertaking local research and networking to ensure our information is accurate concise and current.

  • We have the right to an early and accurate diagnosis, and to receive evidence based, appropriate, compassionate and properly funded care and treatment, from trained people who understand us and how dementia affects us. This must meet our needs, wherever we live.