Dementia Singapore (formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association) has launched a new competency-based certification programme, Support Persons Living With Dementia. Consisting of three modules, the course aims to impart the knowledge and skills necessary to support people living with dementia, in a variety of settings, residential and otherwise.
3 Myths about Young Onset Dementia Debunkedhttps://dementia.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/ADA-Website-Dementia-Symbol-1024x683.jpg1024683Dementia SingaporeDementia Singapore
One of the chief reasons why stigma is rife when it comes to dementia is misinformation and misconception. We dispel some of the more common myths about young onset dementia and hopefully shed enough light on it to allow you to reframe your idea of the condition.
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We are delighted to have Madam Rohani Bte Rahmat, care partner to her husband living with dementia, give her closing address at the #ADI2020 Global Conference. She shared her journey as a care partner who experienced initial denial and embarrassment of this condition, but subsequently grew to accept it through community support and our Voices for Hope programme.
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We are proud of Ms Emily Ong, dementia advocate in Singapore give her poignant thoughts as someone living with dementia at the recent #ADI2020 Global Conference. Read her speech as she shares about her diagnosis and her hopes for normalcy despite her condition.
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Enabling persons with dementia to carry out activities successfully can help bolster their confidence, and empower them to feel better able to maintain a level of independence.
Ways To Help Persons With Dementia Use Social Media Safelyhttps://dementia.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/ADA-Web-Ways-To-Help-Use-Social-Media-1024x683.jpg1024683Dementia SingaporeDementia Singapore
Social media is a great tool that gives us more opportunities to stay connected and keep socialising, especially with the COVID-19 situation. However, the anonymity of the other person behind the screen can present some risks and challenges.
Coping With Feelings Of Loss And Grief As Dementia Progresseshttps://dementia.org.sg/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/ADA-Web-Coping-With-Feelings-Of-Loss-And-Grief-1024x684.jpg1024684Dementia SingaporeDementia Singapore
It’s common to have feelings of loss and grief as dementia progresses. While you might feel like these feelings are wrong, it is important to understand that you are entitled to your emotions, and that the important thing is learning to manage it so it does not become overwhelming.