This guide has been written for partners and families to help you understand more about sexuality, what it means and how and why it might still be important for people with dementia.
Other resources in this series:
Looking After Yourself While Looking After Someone With Dementia
As a carer it is important to look after yourself. If you’re not well it is difficult for you to look after someone else. This guide has information about the meaning of wellness and many handy strategies to help you improve your wellness and increase your resilience.
Getting the most out of Respite Care
If you care for somebody with dementia, you need to remember to look after yourself. Sometimes this means taking a break, by getting help from respite services. Getting the most out of respite care has been designed to help you decide if and when you should use these services.
Transition to Residential Care
The transition to permanent residential care can be the most difficult time in your carer journey. Watch this 6 minute video to hear real advice from carers about how they dealt with both the practical and emotional aspects of transitioning from home-based to permanent residential care.