Dementia Care Site Map
Brochures and Fact Sheets

Alzheimer's Australia
Alzheimer's Australia provides a range of Help Sheets, Update Sheets and Tips Sheets offering advice, common sense approaches and practical strategies on the issues most commonly raised about dementia.

 

Alzheimer's Society
Fact Sheets from the United Kingdom's Alzheimer's Society.

 

Emeritus Senior Living
Including a Memory and Alzheimer's Assessment Test.

 

Dementia - Information for carers, families and friends of people with severe and end stage dementia
This is a brochure from the University of Sydney Family and Community Health (FaCH) Research Group providing information for families dealing with advanced dementia, including end of life issues.

 

Dementia and Bladder and Bowel Control
Continence Foundation of Australia: The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence promotion, management and advocacy. The website provides information on bladder and bowel health, where to find help, and links to professionals, events and resources. This page includes a link to download a two-page brochure about dementia and bladder and bowel control.

 

Caring for a Person with Dementia
Queensland Health: A 36-page case study from the Queensland MIND Essentials resources, aimed at those caring for a person with dementia.

 

Resources Dementia web
Dementia web is the Guideposts Trust specialist dementia information web site. This web site includes links to books and PDF downloads about dementia. Topics include becoming a carer, coping with dementia, who cares, personal life history booklet, and a booklist resource.

 

Alzheimer's Association
A brochure from the Alzheimer's Association, providing an overview of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

 

Let's Talk About Alzheimer's Disease
A brochure overviewing Alzheimer's Disease from the American Psychiatric Association.

 

Coping with Dementia: Advice for Caregivers
Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 2003. Reprinted from PDF News, Spring 2003. The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson's disease research, education and public advocacy. They work for the nearly one million people in the US who live with Parkinson's by funding promising scientific research to find the causes of, and a cure for, Parkinson's while supporting people with Parkinson's, their families and caregivers through educational programs and support services. This two-page brochure gives advice on caring for a person with dementia. Typing 'dementia' in the Search field on the website will take you to other brochures about dementia and care.

 

About Memory and Dementia
Fact Sheets from the Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center about various aspects of dementia, such as normal ageing, mild cognitive impairment, definitions, genetics, diagnosis and treatment, and memory loss.

 

The US National Institute on Aging
features a range of publications and useful information for people living with dementia and their carers.

 

Understanding Dementia
Australian Psychological Society Ltd: This web-based tip sheet on the Australia Psychological Society web site provides information about dementia risk factors, symptoms and treatment.

 

A Guide to Dementia Science
Alzheimer's Society funds cutting-edge research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia. If you are new to dementia science, this guide will answer a few of the questions you may have and explains some of the terms that you will come across.

 

Living with dementia: How the environment, technology and you can help

This website provides information about how changes to the environment and use of assistive technology may support the independence, safety and leisure of people living with dementia. You will also find quick links to product information