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Dementia – Dorset

Here we provide guidance and information regarding dementia services across Dorset.

 

 

 

 

Dementia services across Dorset

There is help available across Dorset for people living with dementia, and more services and organisations are starting up all the time.

Dorset's Admiral Nurse Service

Introduction to the service provided by the Admiral Nurse’s in Dorset.

Music & Dementia

How music can reach parts of the brain that are unaffected by Dementia.

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

An introduction on the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and their ‘Music for a While’ programme at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Tips to help minimise 'sundowning' behaviour

Top tips from an Admiral Nurse on how to cope with ‘sundowning’ behaviour in Dementia patients.

Mum, Alzheimer's & Me- A personal account

A personal blog from Jane Yendall who took care of her mother who had Alzheimer’s.

Finding the right care for Alzheimer's- A personal journey

A personal account of how to arrange the right care for a family member who has Alzheimer’s.

Dementia Research in the UK

Professor Micheal Hornberger discusses the figures and research behind Dementia care.