Dementia Resources: Useful Links
- BiogenLinc: biogenlinc.co.uk/alzheimer
Website intended for Healthcare Professionals in the UK and Ireland
- Assessment process and tests for dementia
By The Alzheimer's Society. A concise and simple set of lists to help guide you through the steps of diagnosing and the testing process of dementia
- Alzheimer's Society's resources for dementia professionals
The Alzheimer's Society provides a range of information services, resources and specialist training for health and social care professionals working with people who have dementia.
- A guide to living with dementia
By SuperCarers. A comprehensive overview of dementia, including symptoms, causes, types, and understanding the risk factors and early warning signs of this affliction.
- Dementia Statistics Hub
reated by Alzheimer’s Research UK, is the place to go for statistical information about dementia. All of the data is referenced, linked to the source and shareable.
- Drugwatch – Alzheimer's health guide
Drugwatch is a free online health resource that has a comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Health Guide that covers diagnosis and stages, causes and risk factors, symptoms, treatments, prevention, and more. Its primary audience is patients, but its detailed information on wellbeing and lifestyle-related risk factors make it a valuable resource for professionals too.
- Dementia Emergency App
A free app for emergency service personnel and family carers to help them deal with emergency situations involving people living with dementia. It includes general advice on how to approach someone with mid to later stage dementia who is anxious or upset and guidance on dealing with specific situations.
- Lying to people with dementia: treacherous act or beneficial therapy?
- Respect: Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment
The ReSPECT process creates a summary of personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care in a future emergency in which they do not have capacity to make or express choices. Such emergencies may include death or cardiac arrest, but are not limited to those events. The process is intended to respect both patient preferences and clinical judgement. The agreed realistic clinical recommendations that are recorded include a recommendation on whether or not CPR should be attempted if the person’s heart and breathing stop.
- Dementia Buddy
Guardian Angels devices help to support people living with Alzheimer’s or dementia to live their life