Dementia Web UK Offers Free Resources on Its New Website

Dementia Web UK offers all of the information you could need when it comes to learning more about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Oxon, UK, August 31, 2010 — Dementia Web UK ( ) offers all of the information you could need when it comes to learning more about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and how to cope if you have or are caring for a person with this hindering condition. The aim of Dementia Web ( ) is to help people with dementia, their family carers and professionals who care for them and on its recently launched website you will find a wealth of information about dementia and the support and care services available.

The Dementia Web site is arranged to make it easy to access dementia related information and services. This resources page draws together key contact information, and also includes links to some resources that are not found elsewhere on the site.

On the site you will find:
* Useful Contacts
The phone numbers, postal addresses, web addresses and contact email addresses for lots of different organisations that can help in your local area or nationally.

* Information For People With Dementia
A wealth of information for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and help with educating and informing people who have the condition and giving them the information they need to plan for the future and cope with the condition.

* Information For Careers
Quite often with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia there are complex emotions which the carers/family members need to come to terms with. It can also be physically demanding caring for someone with dementia. Dementia Web UK ( ) offers guides and advice on all aspects of being a carer.

You can download the following leaflets from the Dementia Web UK ( ) website on the resources page:

* The National Dementia Strategy
Published by the Department of Health February 2009

* Becoming a Carer
A booklet about looking after someone with dementia produced by the Mental Health Foundation. Download for free or call 020 78031100 to be sent a free copy

* Coping with Dementia
A Handbook for Carers written by Kate Fearnely published by NHS Health Scotland.

* Who Cares?
Information and support for the carers of people with dementia published by the Department of Health.

Living with dementia affects all aspects of life, from daily living to financial issues, everything at some point will need to be discussed and planned for. As dementia can develop slowly over many years it is important to get the right information at the right time to suit your needs.

For more details visit:

Press & Media Contact:
David Beck
Dementia Web UK
Dementia web
Guideposts Trust
Two Rivers, Station Lane
Witney, Oxon OX28 4BH
01993 700061

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