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Meeting the Challenges of Dementia for People with Learning Disabilities

This briefing paper by National Dementia Action Alliance (NDAA) has been produced to launch NDAA’s campaign to improve care and…

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MacIntyre Dementia Project

MacIntyre have created a range of learning and multi-media information resources to improve the support and care for people with…

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MacIntyre Memory Cafes

MacIntyre Charity runs memory cafes for people who have learning disabilities and dementia, their carers, family and friends, and anyone…

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Learning disabilities and dementia

Alzheimer’s Society have an online learning resource covering why someone with a learning disability is more likely to develop dementia,…

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Hidden in Plain Sight – Dementia and Learning Disability

This document by the Mental Health Foundation and Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities (2018) is an attempt to work with…

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Early Signs of Dementia in People with Down’s Syndrome – checklist

This resource by Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust will help you identify the early signs of dementia and…

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Downs Syndrome and Epilepsy

‘Individuals with Down’s syndrome who develop Alzheimer’s dementia have epilepsy much more often than individuals who don’t have Alzheimer’s dementia.’…

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Developing and piloting the QOMID – quality outcome measure for individuals with intellectual disabilities and dementia

This research article by Karen Dodd, Alick Bush and Alexandra Livesey (2015) introduces the QOMID, how it was developed and…

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Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities

The British Psychological Society produced this resource in 2015 to provide guidance on the assessment, diagnosis, interventions and support of…

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Dementia and Learning Disabilities: From Seldom Heard to Seen and Heard (recommendations)

The National Dementia Action Alliance (NDAA) bought together 20 people in June 2017 to discuss the key issues and actions…

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