This book is for the silent army of people who support those living with or affected by dementia.
We answer the questions you want to know.
- Is it ever okay to lie to someone with dementia?
- What’s the best way to cope with boredom, anger or repitition?
- How can I keep on caring when nothing seems to go right?
So whether you’re just starting out, or already looking after a loved one with dementia, you’ll find all the essential information you need in this down-to-earth little handbook.
From dealing with challenging behaviour to sorting out financial and legal issues or searching for answers to tricky, ethical dilemmas, this book from dementia specialists at Unforgettable provides you with much needed advice.
Kate is a journalist with 20 years of experience in women's magazines. She cared for her mum with dementia and her experiences of it have helped inform her in the work she does for Unforgettable.org, a leading dementia products and services website, including their first eBook; A Family Guide To Dementia.
A tip to help if a person you're caring for with dementia is becoming distressed.
A Family Guide to Dementia
Tip: Distraction techniques can be very useful if the behaviour is causing you too much stress. For example, try playing a favourite piece of music, get out the photo albums, do craft activities together or do some life story work.