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Dementia
 
 
 
 
Education
 
e-learning in Dementia
 
Education DVD available for Care Homes to purchase
 
 Assessment & Care
 
 
For Mid Cheshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Dementia Care Guidelines click here (this is presently available for internal staff only)
 
For Cognitive assessment the following elements can be examined informally: – attention and concentration – praxis – orientation – language
short- and long-term memory – executive function.
 
Formal cognitive testing can be carried out using: - General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition (GPCOG)
- 6-Item Cognitive Impairment Test (6-CIT)
- 7-Minute Screen.
 
Dementia feeding Guidelines used with kind permission from Mid Cheshire Hosital SALT Dept
 
Compromised swallowing guide in advanced dementia
 
 
 
 Resources to download
 
 
 
 
 

This factsheet published by the Alzheimer's Society gives practical advice around managing the late stages of dementia

Enabling Care Priorities - An Advance Care Plan example for use with patients who lack capacity and where best interests are being considered

'THIS IS ME' resource for dementia patients to record their preferences, and use across care settings.

Helping Someone with Dementia in Pain/ Distress: Guide for Formal & Informal Carers to support the recognition of pain and distress in people with Dementia

Easy Read Bereavement Booklet