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Dementia care: What happens in the brain? article icon

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Dementia care: What happens in the brain?

Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of different disorders that affect the brain- get the low down on the various types here. 

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Dementia care: Choosing whose rights matter

When do issues around safety versus human rights conflict in dementia care homes? What can be done to help retain the resident's freedom of choice?

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Dementia care: Modelling good care

How can you empower those with dementia and keep them involved in social situations?

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Dementia care: Doing good or at least no harm

Family and carers often have to make difficult decisions that affect those suffering with dementia. Find out what decisions are beneficial and what is harmful in this article. 

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Dementia care: Discussion forum

What are your views on dementia care? What needs to change? Share your views here. 

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Dementia care: Louise's story

Is safety more important than freedom? Should care staff share mealtimes with the residents? Listen to the different perspectives on dementia care in Louise's story and have your say.

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Scene 4: 'Safety has to come first' audio icon

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Scene 4: 'Safety has to come first'

In the final part of Louise's story, we hear how Louise wants to go outside in the garden. However, care staff deem safety is more important than her freedom. 

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10 mins
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Scene 3: 'We should do more with the residents'

Katherine explains in this podcast why her mother had to enter full-time residential care. She also expresses her surprise at the way the care home is run. 

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Scene 2: 'It was purpose built, just last year'

Listen to the second part of Louise's story where Katherine is unable to care for her mother any longer and looks at temporary respite care. 

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Scene 1: “I know it’s a lot to take in…” audio icon

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Scene 1: “I know it’s a lot to take in…”

In the first part of Louise's Story hear how Katherine notices odd behaviour in her mother and consults her GP. 

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10 mins