Alzheimer’s Society makes video to promote services


Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Alzheimer1s Society has made a short video, called Working Together, about the services offered by the Society to encourage GPs and other health professionals to refer people with dementia, their families and carers to the society for additional support. The video contains a number of testimonials from health practitioners who say they have already benefited from the knowledge of the Alzheimer1s Society. It also outlines the many ways in which the Society says it can help people who are affected in any way by dementia, often providing emotional support at critical times of need. In the video, Dr Stephen Illiffe, GP, says his involvement with the Alzheimer’s Society completely changed his attitude to dementia. “Before I started to work with the society, I didn1t know a lot but a few encounters with carers groups changed all that,” Dr Illiffe said. “Caring for someone with dementia is often a cause of great stress and considerable strain, which affects the physical and psychological health of the carer.” Th





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