Diagnosing Dementia (Key Information Sheet)
  • Signs of dementia
  • How to seek a diagnosis
  • What's involved?
  • Referral to a specialist
  • What brain scans might be used?
  • What next?

Assessing mental capacity (Key Information Sheet)
  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Deciding whether someone is unable to make a decision
  • Assessing whether a client is under undue pressure from others
  • Addressing the issue of capacity
  • Who to refer to if there are concerns anout capacity
  • How is mental capacity assessed?
  • When should it be done?
  • How long does it take?
  • Further sources of information

Caring for someone with dementia (Key Information Sheet)
  • Looking after yourself
  • Help that may be available
  • Understanding someone with dementia
  • Acting on their behalf
  • Communicating with someone with dementia
  • Caring for them at home
  • Caring for them in a residential care home

Practical help if you can no longer look after your pet (Key Information Sheet)
  • Getting extra help at home
  • Getting financial help for a pet at home
  • Pets and residential care homes
  • Rehoming pets
  • Help when an owner dies

Dementia - What to expect after diagnosis (Key Information Sheet)
  • Your care plan
  • Help for you and those who care for you
  • Medical treatment and visits to hospital
  • Making decisions about the future
  • Local organisations that can help
  • Care in the later stages

How to prevent a vulnerable relative from being scammed (Checklist)

Checklist of things to discuss with your vulnerable relative.

How to prevent a vulnerable relative from being scammed (Key Information Sheet)
  • Postal scams
  • Social media scams
  • E-mail scams
  • Rogue tradesmen
  • Doorstep sellers
  • Distraction crime
  • Investment and pension fraud
  • Property scams
  • Telephone scams
  • Identity theft