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On this page you'll find a range of resources for carers supporting someone living with dementia during Covid-19.

Dementia support in Sheffield during Coronavirus

If you're living with (or supporting someone living with) memory loss or dementia in Sheffield, there's plenty of support for you, even during the current Coronavirus pandemic. This page contains sources of emotional and practical support for your health, wellbeing and safety at this time, as well as plenty of ‘at home’ activity ideas for people with dementia (please keep scrolling down the page to see them all).

Caring for someone with dementia at home: A resource pack for carers

This resource has been created by Leeds & York Partnership NHS Trust aimed at people providing care for their loved ones with dementia. It includes some very useful tips, ideas & information.

Booklet: Supporting Carers & Care Staff to Understand and Respond to Changes in Behaviour in People with Dementia During COVID-19

Supporting Carers and Care Staff to Understand and Respond to Changes in Behaviour in People with Dementia During the COVID-19 Pandemic: a booklet created by Dr Frances Duffy Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Jill Richardson Associate Psychologist

Keeping Well At home

A coronavirus related guide, Keeping Well at Home, includes useful information for older people about shielding, mental health, home exercise and diet.

Free Webinars for carers who are isolated at this time

Dementia Adventure are hosting free dementia skills workshops for family carers who are isolated at this time. They are focusing on: – Understanding dementia and the common symptoms – Continuing to see the person (not the condition) – Strategies to overcome communication barriers – Practical tips to connect with a person with dementia – The benefits of contact with nature and the outdoors – Information about other support available to you You will have the opportunity to ask individual questions while joining other people in a similar situation.