People Living With Dementia

Supporting people living with dementia

Published: 21/09/2020

Author: Research in Practice

To support World Alzheimer’s Day, World Alzheimer’s Month and National Dementia Carers Day we have brought together Research in Practice resources to support working with people living with dementia.

Practitioners in adult social care have an important role in ensuring that people living with dementia and the people close to them receive support in order to lead good lives. With recent reports of people living with dementia being disproportionately impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) it has become an even greater priority to support people with dementia, their carers and practitioners working with them.

Views from across the sector 

Supporting People With Dementia And Their Families To Live Well

Supporting people with dementia and their families to live well

A new article from Damian Murphy at Innovations in Dementia takes a brief look at the impact that coronavirus has had on the lives of people living with dementia and how they have sought to respond in as practical a way as possible.
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Support For Carers Of People Living With Dementia

Support for carers of people living with dementia

Many people living with dementia rely on support and care from family members, friends and unpaid carers. Research in Practice and Alzheimer’s Society released a report on an inquiry into the provision of respite care and carers assessments for people affected by dementia.
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