The festive season can be particularly stressful if someone you love has dementia. But try not to worry, our Christmas guides might be just what you need
Whether your loved one is newly diagnosed or has been living with dementia for quite some time, the festive period can be a particularly difficult time. But however worried or overwhelmed you’re feeling, please remember – you are not alone. Believe it or not, many more families will be facing similar challenges and concerns. We have lots of information, support, tips and advice that could help.
Here’s a roundup of our Christmas advice leaflets. They cover everything from deciding where your loved one should spend Christmas, to dealing with awkward questions and annoying relatives. Click on the title to access each piece of advice. We hope they will help you to make the festive season as enjoyable as possible -for everyone.
8 questions if a loved one is visiting from a care home this Christmas
Should you bring a loved one back home for Christmas? Read our advice before you decide.
The 12 rules of Christmas dementia care
A simple guide to help you make Christmas as enjoyable as possible for everyone.
Make Christmas Day special for a loved one with dementia
Ensure events go as smoothly as possible on the big day.
How to survive a family Christmas when a loved one has dementia
Five festive family flash points…and how to cope.
How to help people with dementia to enjoy the festive season
A dementia strategy consultant shares some advice.
Creating a peaceful Christmas for a loved one with dementia
An Admiral Nurse shares some tips.