Internationally renowned dementia expert Professor Graham Stokes has spent more than 25 years working in person centred dementia care. He’s Global Director of Dementia Care at Bupa, overseeing their dementia policy and practice.
It can be upsetting when a loved one becomes angry or agitated, but it’s important not to simply blame their dementia. So-called ‘challenging behaviour’ is not, says Linda Harman, a normal part of dementia.
She’s the UK’s best known vegetarian cook, with more than 60 cookery books to her name and an MBE for services to vegetarian cooking. Here Rose Elliot, 71, reveals how she coped when her husband of 50 years was diagnosed with dementia.