Every Friday, our Health, Dementia and Wellbeing Team share free, valuable resources, containing examples of good practice and advice. Each of the resources below are currently available to download from our website. Have a look at the resources released in January and February 2019.
Reducing the Risk of Falls
This booklet covers why falls happen, in addition to detailing ways you can reduce the risk of falls at home and in the workplace.
Life Story: Good Practice Case Study
This case study is a great example of a team that is constantly reflecting and ensuring ‘Life Story’ remains relevant to the person they support.
Dementia Statements – Easy Read
Dementia has a profound impact on the person and their life choices however the person still has the right to choose. This booklet presents five statements relating to Dementia in Easy Read format.
Living Well with Dementia
Can you live well with dementia? This mini book covers what living well looks like in practice and your role in helping someone to live a full life with dementia.
Eating and Drinking
Staff should be aware that as a person gets older their tastes can change, as can their ability to eat certain foods and to maintain a balanced diet. This resource covers food and drinks to avoid, as well as providing advice on weight management.
Don’t forget to check our website weekly for new, free resources. You can also follow our Health, Wellbeing and Dementia Team for regular tips and updates on Twitter via @DementiaLD.