Useful links

Dementia and the family was published on Friday 30th May 2014. We will be adding to these useful links as time goes by. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have a great website you would like to share, or if you know of (or work for) a fantastic organisation supporting people with dementia and their carers.

Caron Cares: Over 500 really useful articles relating to caring for an older person from someone who really does care

National Dementia Carers Day: Taking place on 14th September 2014, it’s all about celebrating and sharing the innovative support of dementia carers across the UK

Memory Cafes: An independent directory to help you find a Memory or Alzheimer’s Cafe in the UK

Torbay Dementia Action Alliance: Advice, insightful postings from the inspirational Norrms McNamara and information about Dementia Awareness Day (D.A.D), Planting Memories and other campaigns

Activity Booklet for Carers: Brought to you by Alzheimer’s Australia, this booklet will help you to match activities to the abilities, needs and interests of the person with dementia

Creating a dementia-friendly generation: Dementia for schools – intergenerational project

Relate, Motivate, Appreciate: Promoting positive interaction for people with dementia (a fantastic range of activities, based on Montessori principles)

Dementia Partnerships: An ‘innovation hub’ to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia

Alzheimer’s Reading Room: An international site set up to help the ‘community’ understand more about dementia

The Dementia Centre: A wealth of ideas, information, resources and tips on dementia-friendly design

Care UK: has produced a useful guide to assist families, relatives and carers in having meaningful conversations with a loved one with dementia

Activities to Share:Unique activity and reminiscence resources for older people, particularly those with dementia.