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Support Group Changes People with Dementia

In this video, “Voice of Dementia”, see real people in a dementia support-group talk about their lives, their diagnosis and the importance of being heard. (Video)

There can be an assumption that when a person receives a diagnosis of dementia that they somehow become incapable of having a say about their lives and about the services they receive.

The film asks the question – why are these people marginalized when it comes to decisions about their lives, and what can be done to change this?

The film is an outcome from a larger CLAHRC SY project about exploring how people with dementia could be better involved in service feedback, evaluation and planning.

This is a collaborative project with Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust and the Alzheimer’s Society Sheffield. The project is part of the CLAHRC SY Translating Knowledge into Action theme.

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Coach Licensor Beverly
Coach Licensor Beverly
February 3, 2013 6:06 pm

Wonderful! We are beginning such a group soon. It is good to hear its usefulness to the participants.

February 11, 2013 3:07 am

A week later— group soon ?

February 9, 2023 4:28 pm

These support groups are hard but helpful.

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