This longer episode is about caring for someone with dementia. Jon and Katy spoke to Lynda Hutton from Dementia Services Development Centre Stirling and Michelle Candlish from Ceartas about some of the struggles those with dementia and those caring for them might face, and some ways to help. They also spoke about how COVID has impacted those with dementia and those caring for someone with dementia, as well as local services available to help.

You can find all the resources mentioned in the show linked below and you can contact us if you would like to talk about any issues you are facing while caring for someone with dementia.

RESOURCES:

Dementia Services Development Centre Stirling

Dementia Services Bookshop

Dementia Information Hub

Ceartas – Advocacy Services in East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire Dementia Network – EDDN Dementia Support

Carers Emergency Plan (Carers Link)