Online resources, publications and training on dementia
Read these resources for tips about what your organisation can do and how to make the most of your membership.
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Examples of Local Action
Small Changes, Big Differences. The following gives a list of ideas that many communities are putting into action to help create dementia friendly communities.Download Examples of local action
Age Collective Manifesto
For museums and visitor attractions: a document created by a group led by The British Museum setting out steps a visitor attraction can take to become more ‘age friendly’.Download Age Collective Manifesto 1
Guidelines for Call Centres Dealing with Vulnerable Consumers
Produced by the Direct Marketing Association in conjunction with the Contact Centres and Telemarketing Council, this useful document includes practical advice covering topics such as: ■Identifying Vulnerable Consumers ■Practical Tips when dealing withDownload call centres vulnerable consumers final
Steve Amos provides a recap of the DAA Devolution Event
The National Dementia Action Alliance was held at the Salford Royal Hospital in Manchester. This was an amazing, challenging, dynamic and passionate event, looking at how Devolution from Central Government the Northern Powerhouse
Timely diagnosis of dementia for people with a learning disability
Emma Killick, MacIntyre’s Director of Adult Services, highlights the challenges of getting a timely diagnosis of dementia for people with a learning disability and how these challenges must be overcome.
Dementia Friendly Financial Services Charter
All organisations operating in the financial services sector are being encouraged to sign up to the charter – and deliver on their commitments to make it easier for people with dementia to continue to access banking and financial services.Download Alzheimer s Dementia friendly financial Charter v11
Webinar: Sight loss and dementia
On 10th August 2017, Matt and June delivered a webinar entitled Sight Loss and DementiaDownload Sight Loss and Dementia webinar
Scam Advice Leaflet
People with dementia are especially vulnerable to scams – whether doorstep, by telephone or direct mail. This leaflet produced by the charity Think Jessica in conjunction with Alzheimer’s Society and Home Instead, sets out the types of scams that are operDownload Scam leaflet
The Language of Dementia part 1
This is the PowerPoint used by Philly Hare to draw attention to the negative use of language and images around dementia:Download PH for Yorkshire DAA Feb 2014