Registered Manager's perspective

Registered Manager's perspective: Part 1

Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and dementia

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Registered Manager's perspective: Part 2

Emotional impact of dementia diagnosis on the person with a learning disability

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Registered Manager's perspective: Part 3

Impact of dementia diagnosis on staff and how to support them

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Registered Manager's perspective: Part 4

Helping staff to prepare for the future when supporting someone with dementia

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Registered Manager's perspective: Part 5

Impact of dementia on friends, flatmates and other relationships

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Registered Manager's perspective: Part 6

General advice for Registered Managers on supporting people with learning disabilities and dementia

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Registered Manager's perspective: Part 7

Supporting a person with dementia, their friends, family and staff through and after the final days

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Changed Behaviour

Changes in the person’s behaviour are one of the most recognised symptoms of any type of dementia. Learn how to recognise, reflect and respond.

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Dementia and Learning Disability

It is believed that by 2020 the number of people with a learning disability over the age of 65 years old will have doubled which means more people with…

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Angela – the importance of post-diagnosis support

In this case study, Angela gives us a firstperson account of her life, detailing her family history, life with her husband, her interests and her healthcare,…

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Karen - receiving a diagnosis of dementia

Alongside being born with Down’s Syndrome, Karen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2014. Since Karen’s diagnosis, staff have done their utmost…

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Martin - person centred end of life care

This case study tracks the life of Martin, who died aged 67 having spent 14 years in MacIntyre services. Martin developed Alzheimer’s disease 10 years…

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Moira – living well with dementia

When Moira was 52 her mum’s disability meant that she was unable to continue to support her. She now lives with her Shared Lives Carer in North West England.…

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Alison – the emotional impact of dementia on relationships

This is Alison’s Story. MacIntyre supports Alison. She has Down’s Syndrome and a diagnosis of dementia.

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Hot Tips for supporting people with learning disabilities and dementia

People with dementia will be affected by changes in behaviour at different stages of their illness. This toolkit will give you practical ideas for situations…

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Hot Tips for safer eating and drinking

This booklet is designed to help you and your team to support people with safer swallowing and to identify people who have or present eating and swallowing…

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Hot Tips for activities - a starting point

This toolkit will give you practical ideas on activities, memory boxes, reminiscing and lots more.

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Hot Tips and Ideas for Supporting Families of People with a Learning Disability and Dementia

This booklet is designed to help you and your team when working and liaising with the families and friends of the people you support.

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