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Dial-A-Journey Door to Door Service

The Dial-a-Journey Door to Door Service offers accessible and affordable transportation for people with mobility difficulties who cannot use public transport. Passengers can be offered ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • directions_busTravel and Transport

Dial-A-Journey Self-Drive Vehicles

Dial-A-Journey offers a self-drive service for voluntary organisations which are registered as member organisations with them. There are also a number of smaller vehicles that ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • directions_busTravel and Transport

Driving

People with dementia are obliged to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) if they wish to continue driving after they are diagnosed with ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • directions_busTravel and Transport

Friendship Groups

Friendship Groups provide companionship in a sociable atmosphere. As well as the requisite tea and coffee, these groups often organise speakers and presentations that will ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • local_cafeDay Clubs & Friendship Groups

Getting support with caring

Currently, Local Authorities have a duty to assess a carer’s ability to care through an assessment and have the power to provide support where necessary. ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • accessibility_newCarers

Going missing

This is about thinking ahead and being prepared. It may never be needed but, if the person you care for does go missing, you can ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • errorStaying Safe

Home adaptations and telecare

Grab rails are free via Social Services and Occupational Therapy. Many Local Authorities will help to part fund wet rooms, but they will not finance ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • homeHouse and home

Home design

Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) , based at the University of Stirling, has a number of publications that offer ’10 Helpful Hints’ in caring for ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • homeHouse and home

Incontinence and UTIs

Incontinence (UTIs) may occur later on in dementia, but not necessarily. If it is an issue for you, ask the District or Community Nurses attached ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • local_hospitalGeneral Health

Legal matters

A Power of Attorney is a written document giving someone else authority to take actions or make decisions on your behalf. This could be to ... Click on the title to view more details

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  • peopleCare & Support
  • menu_bookFinance and Legal