Social Support for People with Memory Problems Living in TorfaenDecember 10, 2019Torfaen Memory Service have compiled a list of social support available for people with memory problems who live in Torfaen. These include day centres, groups, keeping you company at home, helping you get out, 1 to 1 befriending, and direct payments scheme.
Torfaen Memory Assessment ServiceDecember 10, 2019Torfaen Memory Clinic is a team of healthcare professionals based at Ty Sirol Unit, County Hospital who assess, support, advise and provide treatment for people with memory problems and dementia.
Mouth care for people living with dementiaNovember 20, 2019Mouth care for people living with dementia is a leaflet published by Aneurin Bevan Community Dental Service to provide information for carers.
Information includes: mouth care, diet, brushing teeth and gums, denture care, and visiting the dentist.
Independent Living Equipment in GwentNovember 1, 2019Cefndy-Medequip work with local authorities and the NHS to provide the community equipment service in Gwent. They specialise in aids and equipment for the home, mobility, bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchen and dining, living room and outdoors. Their catalogue has a section called "Dementia Friendly Collection".
Lasting Power of AttorneyMarch 28, 2019After a diagnosis of Dementia, it is worth forward planning including setting up Lasting Power of Attorney for both health and financial affairs.
Loss and bereavement in people with dementiaFebruary 22, 2016This leaflet published by Alzheimer Scotland addresses the lack of help and information available for formal and informal carers of people with dementia who are bereaved.
Referral for a diagnosisApril 7, 2014This leaflet produced by the Lewy Body Society highlights the importance of practitioners identifying the main symptoms of Lewy body dementia early to enable referral to a specialist at a memory clinic for correct diagnosis to be made.
Are you worried about Dementia?April 7, 2014This leaflet produced by the Lewy Body Society explains the main symptoms and causes of dementia. It also outlines the distinct symptoms associated with Lewy body dementia.
What about me? Remembering the needs of carersJuly 29, 2010This short leaflet published by Marie Curie Cancer Care is a good starting point for anyone working in health, social care or other setting who is likely to come into contact with people approaching the end of life and their carers.
This is meFebruary 23, 2010'This is me' is a leaflet produced by the Alzheimer's Society to help hospital staff better understand the needs of people with dementia.