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Thanks to initial funding from LCR Cares - Covid 19 Community Support Fund, our #DementiaInLiverpool chats are always open to everyone affected by or with an interest in Dementia wherever you are in the world. 

Tommy Dunne and Paul Hitchmough from @thredCiC host a weekly twitter chat for an hour every Wednesday at 8pm for people living with Dementia and those who support them. Including organisations, care homes and care workers during this period. We want to enable people to chat virtually now it may be difficult to meet up physically. Our aim is to reduce social isolation for all those affected by Dementia. Here are the subjects we have covered:

 1.        Music 

 2.        Social isolation 

 3.        Communication

 4.        Tips for dementia carer support & recognition 

 5.        Tips for coping with depression and anxiety

 6.        Tips for nutrition, mealtimes and exercise

 7.        Loss and grief in dementia

 8.        Life goes on following a diagnoses of dementia

 9.        What can "stories" teach us about dementia and can they have a significant impact on care?.

10.       Technology and why it plays an important part in dementia

11.       Transport, Health, Research, Economy and there importance to dementia.

12.       Stigma, Sundowning, End of life, Palliative Care and dementia

13.       Visiting a Person Living With Dementia (PLWD) whether it be in their own home or in a care home following lockdown part 1

14.       Visiting a Person Living With Dementia (PLWD) whether it be in their own home or in a care home following lockdown part 2

15.       Dementia and health checks, pre-diagnosis and post-diagnoses

16.       Dementia care tips to calm agitation .

17.       People with dementia should have a right to prepare and plan and  participate in their own future.

18.       Pets in dementia care

19.       Dementia diagnosis support tips

20.       BAME & LGBT Dementia

21.       Travelling after COVID 

22.       Intergenerational activities in dementia care

23.       Young on-set Dementia

24.       What dementia has taught me

25.       Tips for using reminiscence in dementia care

26.       Dementia care tips for ageing in place

27.       Supporting self-expression in dementia care

28.       Tips to handle behaviour changes in dementia care

29.       How can caregivers take care of themselves. Managing depression

30.       Breaking down boundaries: working in partnership to create dementia inclusive societies

31.       Cultural Appropriation,

32.       Tips for listening in dementia care, and barriers.

33.       Dementia care tips during Christmas holiday celebrations

34.       Christmas tweet jokes

35.       New Year Jokes

36.       Mindfulness in dementia care

37.       Creative arts and creative self expression in dementia care part 1

38.       Art activities in dementia care part 2

39.       Behaviour, Feelings, Anger, ‘Peculiar’, ‘Inappropriate‘, also Taboo subjects, Inappropriate Sexual behaviour, Incontinence.

40.       What’s it like to have dementia.

41.       How to help a PLWD live well with dementia Part 1

42.       How you can live better with dementia Part 2

43.       Transport Post Covid Hopes and Fears 

44.       Dementia Care tips to maintain positive relationships

45.       Dementia care tips for dressing/clothing

46.       Keeping a Person living with dementia occupied and stimulated during and post Covid part 1.

47.       Keeping a Person living with dementia occupied and stimulated during and post Covid part 2.

48.       Comforting and Calming a Person Living With Dementia

49.       Dementia and Disinhibited behaviours/comments. 

50.       How well has social care performed during the pandemic for People Living with Dementia (PLWD) and their Carers.

51.       EP Song Releases.

52.       Let’s carer for the Carer part 1

53.       Let’s care for the Carer part 2

54.       Communication in dementia part 1

55.       Communication in dementia part 2

56.       Preparing for the future

57.       Using laughter and humour in dementia care.

This week:

58.       Eating and Drinking difficulties in dementia care Part 1

 

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