Communicating with people living with dementia guide

Communicating with people living with dementia guide

Care UK has produced this communicating with people living with dementia guide ‘Listen, talk, connect’.

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Communication in Social Care Guide

communication in social care

This communication in social care guide has been produced by United Response. It contains successful strategies for clearer communication and explains reasons why certain messages could be easily misunderstood.

It includes a range of excellent tools such as profiles/passports, quick ways to simplify complex sentences, tips on pacing conversations and how to learn from approaches that are working well.

Click here to view the resource.

Communicating with people with a learning disability

This communicating with people with a learning disability guide from Mencap is designed to provide a brief introduction to communication, and the problems faced by someone with a learning disability. It also contains tips on how you can be a better communicator, and how you can help someone with a learning disability to get their message across.

Click here to view the PDF.

SCIE: Dignity in Care Videos

SCIE (Social Care Institute for Excellence) has produced four videos on Dignity in Care covering Social Inclusion, Communication, Privacy and Choice & Control.

These videos are aimed at those delivering care services such as care workers, managers and other care related roles.

View the whole series at: http://www.scie.org.uk/socialcaretv/topic.asp?t=dignityincare

Communication people with learning disability and/or autism should expect

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists have published ‘Five good communication standards: Reasonable adjustments to communication that individuals with learning disability and/or autism should expect in specialist hospital and residential settings’.

PDF download: http://www.bild.org.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=5037

DemTalk – Free Dementia Toolkit for Effective Communication

DemTalk is the online toolkit for effective communication with and for people living with dementia. It offers free advice and shares ideas about how everyone can make communication easier and better. Different versions of the toolkit are tailored for different people.

Family Carers: http://www.demtalk.org.uk/family-carers

Social Carer: http://www.demtalk.org.uk/social-carers

Care Professionals: http://www.demtalk.org.uk/professionals

More information: http://www.demtalk.org.uk

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