Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

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Continence: Helping Those with Dementia Find the Toilet at Night

Continence nurse, Andrea Lord, gives practical tips and ideas to help those experiencing confusion find the toilet in the wee hours! Question: My dad, who has dementia, has forgotten how…

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

If you support a friend or family member who is suffering from dementia, Bupa’s helpful Caring for Someone with Dementia book is a must have. Available for free download, this…

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Dad’s Magic Box!

A container filled with bits and bobs provides hours of fun for Jim Church, who has dementia, as well as providing respite for his wife, Maureen. This helpful article was…

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Alzheimers NZ: Helpful Information and Resources

Alzheimers NZ’s website is full of practical advice, information, and resources for those of you caring for a friend or family member who has dementia, and for people who are…

Dealing with Dementia

If you are caring for someone with dementia, you may find this article and the related audio, video, and factsheets helpful. The social and economic impact of dementia An illuminating…

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Interview: Geriatrician Dr Maree Todd

When should you offer to help elderly friends and relatives, and when should you stand back?  Listen to our interview with Maree, a geriatrician for the Auckland District Health Board and…

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