Dementia support, resources and links
Frances talks about the power of art to support her and her students living with dementia.
Powys Artist Frances Isaac lives near Brecon and leads the dementia art therapy group.
The project, funded by Powys Regional Partnership Board, highlights the benefits of Arts Therapy for those diagnosed with dementia.
The Library has a collection of books selected specifically to support people with dementia, their carers, relatives and friends - Access the collection
The list includes clinically approved sources of information about the experience of dementia, and practical guidance for people living with the condition. There are also some wonderful books from the 'Pictures to Share' series, designed to be accessible and entertaining for people in mid to late stages of dementia - they are lovely books for people to browse and reminisce with, and family and friends also find them useful as talking points and a great way to share and remember with friends and loved ones.
The Alzheimer's Society has a raft of support and information resources you can access on their website- https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/
Age Cymru Dementia Advocacy- https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/our-work/advocacy/dementia-advocacy/
Powys Teaching health Board - https://pthb.nhs.wales/services/adult-and-older-peoples-mental-health-services/dementia-care-and-support/
DEEP the UK network of Dementia Voices- http://dementiavoices.org.uk/
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