Dementia: The Church and CommunityDementia Friends: Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly Community add
The church provides a vital link to our more remote and rural communities and through hosting a short dementia awareness session the church can reach out further, acting as a catalyst that brings a deeper understanding to people from all walks of life. Produced for KDFC by iamthehow.
Dementia: Derriford Hospital and HealthcareDementia Friends: Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly Community add
Karen Girmshaw, Consultant Nurse for Older People talks to us about the Dementia Awareness Training Programme at Derriford Hospital, the positive impact that this has had on patients and carers and how we can also help when planning a visit. As Karen says: "People come to hospital with their dementia, often not because of their dementia." Produced for KDFC by iamthehow.
Dementia: Missing People and The Herbert ProtocolDementia Friends: Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly Community add
Richard Loxton, Lost Person Search Manager at Devon & Cornwall Police explains that it's not uncommon for people who have dementia to go missing, but there are some steps that we can all take to reduce the likelihood of this. We also hear how the Herbert Protocol can be used as an effective tool to aid search, should a vulnerable person need help. Produced for KDFC by iamthehow.
Dementia: Help, Advice and SupportDementia Friends: Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly Community add
People with dementia and those who provide care often have many questions; we could all do with some help from time to time. Anne looks after her parents while also caring for others as part of her work in the community and in this podcast we learn about the importance of staying connected and how we can achieve this through local help and support, no matter who we are or how we may be affected. Produced for KDFC by iamthehow.
Dementia: Teaching Children and keeping the Family InvolvedDementia Friends: Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly Community add
We're all likely to know someone who has dementia, so it's important that we have access to information that helps us understand more about the condition and children are as much part of the picture as everyone else. In this podcast Juliette talks to us about caring for her mother, the involvement of her children and how this has shaped her work today in the delivery of dementia based sessions for young people in schools. Produced for KDFC by iamthehow.
Dementia: Business Benefits from Being Dementia FriendlyDementia Friends: Kingsbridge Dementia Friendly Community add
What does it mean to be Dementia Friendly and how is this achieved? John explains how training is easy to access and how small changes in what you do can make a big difference for those living with dementia. We are all in this together: shops, hospitals, schools and businesses alike... we can all make changes that work for us and that result in a more understanding and inclusive society - not to mention the positive impact on the bottom line. Produced for KDFC by iamthehow.