Caring for a loved one with dementia
We know supporting someone with dementia can be very difficult at times and it is vital that carers feel they have a service that can help signpost and respond to their needs, as and when they have a concern.
Below is a link to DementiaUK‘s free resources hub which offers information and advice for adults and young people on caring for a loved one with dementia.
Interview with Dr Hilda Hayo - CEO of Dementia UK
In this fascinating, passionate and wide-ranging interview, Dr Hilda Hayo, CEO of Dementia UK, outlines her top five myths about Dementia and reveals the tragic lack of support for Early Onset Dementia.
Dr Hayo also describes the complicated pathways to diagnosis and the catastrophic impact on their relationships, professional lives and financial income. Her interview is a vital watch especially when outlining the crucial role of Admiral Nurses in caring for Dementia patients and supporting their families.
Esther - Admiral Nurse
As part of our dementia care at Dorothy House, our Admiral Nurse, Esther, is working alongside the Admiral team at Dementia UK to access resources for people living with dementia and their families.
“I am hugely passionate about ensuring all people living with dementia and their carers have access to timely, appropriate and personalised care, including advance care planning with their decisions being heard and acted on.”
You can read Esther’s full story here.