To mark World Alzheimer’s Month in September and World Alzheimer’s Day on Saturday 21 September, SCIE has launched a film about the importance of getting to know the person with dementia, learning about their memories and experience, and understanding the person’s history and their likes and dislikes.
Watch the film Getting to know the person with dementia – the importance of memories on Social Care TV
Key messages for practice
- Understanding the person with dementia helps to provide person centred care and support.
- Sometimes people need support to express their memories, thoughts and feelings.
- Finding the right support for people with dementia make a big difference to thier quality of life.