Who cares? Information and Support for the Carers of People with Dementia (Department of Health)

Summary

This booklet for carers provides information about dementia, caring for someone with dementia and the help available to carers.

This booklet was originally researched and written by Maggie Jee and Liz Reason. This edition has been developed subsequently with contributions from Help the Aged, Age Concern (England), the Alzheimer’s Society, The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, Dementia Voice and the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust.

Section headings include:

  • About dementia.
  • Your emotions as a carer.
  • Help for the carer.
  • General guidelines for caring.
  • Dealing with common problems.
  • Legal matters.
  • Useful organisations.
  • Local information.

Note: Changes to the benefits system and Social Services may have occurred after publication of this booklet in 2007.

Read more (document in .pdf format): Who cares? Information and support for the carers of people with dementia. (August 2007) Department of Health.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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