Video Library

The following videos provide information on dementia and local projects

Go to Youtube and search under ‘dementia’ and you will get hundreds if not thousands of results. So we thought it might be useful if we highlighted some short videos that we have found particularly useful or insightful.

If you have others – let us know by sending us a message in the feedback form below.

Challenging a Dehumanising Approach to Dementia

Lindsey Collins is a Dementia Care Practice Development Consultant at the University of Bradford. TEDx Talk (17 minutes)

Finding Patience - The Later Years

Some good points regarding communication, person centred care, agency staff and more

Life Story Work in Dementia Care, York University

Everybody has a life story. These are rich and varied and can be used to communicate who we are to the people around us. People with dementia sometimes need help to communicate their histories and identities, and it has been suggested that life story work could present a way for them to do this more easily

Wendy Mitchell - Challenges of Early Onset Dementia

She was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer’s in 2014 when she was 58. She has since become quite a celebrity, talking at local events, on TV and radio about her experiences. Wendy has written a book too ‘Someone I used to Know’

Search under ‘Wendy Mitchell Dementia’ and you will get lots of practical advice videos to choose from. Here is one to get you started: Challenges of Early Onset Dementia | Lorraine

Kids Interview People With Dementia

Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Action Week 2019

Intergenerational interaction between children and the elderly, particularly those with dementia, doesn’t just boost mood and engagement, it can help to reconnect them with the present – as this delightful 2 minute video from Alzheimer’s Society demonstrates

Little Islands at Dementia Friendly Keighley

DFK have a Little Islands board at our centre, used to stimulate conversations and reminiscences. To see a demonstration, just send us a message in the feedback form below and we will set something up.

Former Ballerina with Alzheimer's Performs Swan Lake

Former Ballerina With Alzheimer’s Performs ‘Swan Lake’ Dance | SuperEmotional. From Alzheimer’s Research Association

Top tips for talking to your GP about memory loss

As a GP and dementia care researcher, Professor Louise Robinson knows it can be difficult to talk about problems with your memory. Her top tips can help you prepare for your first conversationwith a GP.

Changing perceptions of dementia (Punjabi)

Since her Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, Bhagwant has been able to change perceptions of dementia in her community.

Power of attorney matters after a dementia

Why lasting power of attorney matters after a dementia diagnosis. Lasting power of attorney would help Saskia to get the best care for her mum, Teresa, who is living with dementia in a care home.

Teepa Snow

Discover the unconventional and uniquely captivating world of Teepa Snow, an American dementia care specialist and occupational therapist, who has carved her niche with a remarkable YouTube channel known as ‘Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care.’

With an impressive catalogue of 879 videos, Teepa Snow’s dedication and tireless efforts are evident, offering an array of invaluable coping strategies for those caring for individuals with dementia.

Step into a realm where practicality meets compassion, as Teepa Snow’s insights transcend the ordinary and cater to the acquired tastes of those seeking innovative approaches to dementia care.

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