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At home with dementia information guide

Whether things are already a bit tricky, or you're fine with how things are but want them to stay that way as long as possible, there are practical things you can do to make living at home with dementia easier. 

This guide looks at how you can make your home more dementia-friendly, talking you through things room by room. It includes: 

  • changes to keep your kitchen comfortable and safe
  • making sure your house is lit properly
  • getting out and about 
  • how to help if your loved one has dementia. 

It also lists useful organisations that offer specialist help and support for people living with dementia. 

Download your guide (PDF, 1 MB)

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Need this guide in another format?

This guide is also available in other formats if that's more suitable for you.

  • You can request a free printed copy of this guide that we'll post to you. 
  • You can also request this guide in large print or audio format.

To request any of these options, you can call the advice line on 0800 678 1602.

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Last updated: Dec 06 2023

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