Alzheimers disease

Listen, talk, connect

Resource that has been put together by colleagues and those with personal experience of caring for loved ones, to assist relatives, friends and carers to continue having meaningful conversations with anyone living with dementia.

Putting people first: the Swedish way

Video which documents how a small town in Sweden approaches treating and supporting people with dementia.

Dignity and respect: dementia continuing care visits

Report that details the result of visits to 52 NHS units providing longer-term care for people with dementia.

A good life with dementia

Report inspired by a number of projects conducted on dementia in partnership with Red and Yellow Care. The studies include over 200 hours of ethnographic observation in care homes and with individuals living at home. The views of more than 80 people with dementia, 50 carers and numerous frontline practitioners working in different clinical, careor support roles both in and beyond dementia care settings, are taken into account.

Playlist for life

An inititative that encourages families to create a playlist of personally meaningful music on an iPod for their loved one. Features stories from families and individuals involved in the programme.

Nutrition and dementia: a review of available research

Report that investigates how the right nutrition can help to make life better for people who live with dementia.

Your story

Stories of those affected by dementia, including people with dementia, carers and relatives.

Alzheimer's disease: Joe and Ethna's story

Soon after retiring in 1990, GP Joe McShane found out that his wife Ethna had developed Alzheimer's disease. Joe cared for Ethna for six years until a fall led to her being admitted to the Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester. He tells the story.

Is music the best medicine? Using prescribed music to enhance quality of life for people with dementia and their carer

One of a series of reports which forms part of the PROP Practitioner Research Programme, a partnership between the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR) at the University of Edinburgh and IRISS that was about health and social care for older people.