Event

Alzheimer’s disease & dementia – Care and support in a COVID-19 world: Supporting families and care partners of people living with dementia


06 May 2020 15:00 - 16:00

Please note that all session and slide content are the views of the Speakers, not the Dementia Academy. The content of the recording is the speaker’s personal opinion at the time of recording. Due to the everchanging situation, advice given at the time of recording is subject to change.

Topics

  • What to do when memory clinics and day care centres are closed
  • Should loved ones with dementia still be moved into care homes
  • How to try and explain why routines need to be changed
  • Should people with dementia be taken to the hospital if they get unwell
  • How to handle feelings of helplessness, loneliness and being trapped
  • How might a care partner manage 'remote bereavement'

Summary

The recent webinar, ‘Supporting families and care partners of people living with dementia in a COVID-19 world’ addressed some questions that people caring for those living with dementia were asking. The webinar was held on 6th May 2020.

The webinar addressed questions across 4 themes:

  • General issues that have been raised
  • Questions from people who live together with a person that they care for who has dementia
  • Questions from people who live apart but are supporting a loved one with dementia
  • Questions from those whose loved one with dementia is a resident of a care home

General issues that have been raised

Questions from people who live together with a person that they care for who has dementia

Questions from people who live apart but are supporting a loved one with dementia

Questions from people whose loved one with dementia lives in a care home

Resources

Clara's slides


All links and resources in this document are available below

Care at home and in the community

Slides

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I need to zoom out

Time to make a move?

Falling sick

Bereavement and grief

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