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Delivering high quality end of life care for people who have a learning disability

This guidance document by NHS England (2017) provides resources and tips for commissioners, service providers and health and social care…

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Wellbeing for Life: Validation and Reality Orientation

This resource by MacIntyre (2018) introduces what validation and reality orientation are, when to use these methods and weigh up…

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Wellbeing for Life: Treatments

This resource by MacIntyre (2018) covers medical and non-medical treatments that can be used in supporting someone with dementia and…

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Wellbeing for Life: Signs and Symptoms of Dementia

This resource by MacIntyre (2018) explains the signs and symptoms of dementia and how they might manifest in someone with…

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Understanding and Caring for People with Learning Disabilities and Dementia

This resource by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust introduces what dementia is in terms of its effects on…

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Thinking about Dementia: Important points to remember

This poster by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust introduces the philosophy of care for people who have developed…

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The Progression of Dementia in People with Down’s Syndrome

This resource by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides information about the different stages of dementia in people…

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Supporting Friends of People with Learning Disabilities and Dementia

It can be hard for people to see there friend or family member deteriorate with conditions such as dementia. This…

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Signs of Dementia

Some early signs of Dementia are also associated with other conditions. This resource by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation…

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Reasonable Anxiety and Dementia in People with Learning Disabilities

When someone develops dementia, they may become anxious because it’s difficult for information to be transferred from their short-term to…

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