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  • Agitation and Frustration

    Published by: ASI and DSIDC,

    Summary: This factsheet deals with how to support someone with dementia if they are feeling agitated or frustrated as they try to manage their day-to-day life.

    Theme: Changing roles and becoming a family carer, Providing care

    Changing roles and becoming a family carer, Providing care
  • Understanding Change

    Published by: ASI and DSIDC,

    Summary: This factsheet offers suggestions for people who are caring for a person with dementia. We consider why behavioural changes occur, how we can respond, and what we might try if things get difficult

    Theme: Receiving and giving care at home, Living well at home

    Receiving and giving care at home, Living well at home
  • Sleeping

    Published by: ASI and DSIDC,

    Summary: Sleep is an essential part of wellbeing. Disrupted sleep is a common cause of stress for people living with dementia. This factsheet provides information on sleep changes and suggests ways to try and manage sleep.

    Theme: Receiving and giving care at home, Living well at home

    Receiving and giving care at home, Living well at home
  • Dementia and Intimate Relationships

    Published by: ASI and DSIDC,

    Summary: Being emotionally close to other people is an essential and natural part of who we
    are. It is often our main source of support and wellbeing. This closeness can be shown in many ways, such as sharing your feelings, being comforted when you're sad, or sharing a sexual relationship

    Theme: Changing roles and becoming a family carer, Emotional support, Providing care

    Changing roles and becoming a family carer, Emotional support, Providing care
  • Hallucinations

    Published by: ASI and DSIDC,

    Summary: What are hallucinations and why do they occur in dementia?

    Theme: Changing roles and becoming a family carer, Providing care

    Changing roles and becoming a family carer, Providing care