Alzheimer's Society Podcast

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We’re the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia

Episode Date
We are the storm – Dementia together podcast December/January 2019 – Alzheimer’s Society
00:14:12
When people are denied basic human rights, Nigel Hullah believes in the power of a shared voice. Gareth Bracken meets a man with dementia who wants everyone to have their say.
Dec 07, 2018
403 What Is Dementia With Lewy Bodies
00:27:52
403 What Is Dementia With Lewy Bodies by Alzheimer's Society
Oct 18, 2018
404 What Is Frontotemporal Dementia
00:26:05
404 What Is Frontotemporal Dementia by Alzheimer's Society
Oct 18, 2018
417 The Later Stages Of Dementia Factsheet
00:39:09
417 The Later Stages Of Dementia Factsheet by Alzheimer's Society
Oct 18, 2018
525 Changes In Behaviour
00:43:04
525 Changes In Behaviour by Alzheimer's Society
Oct 18, 2018
526 Coping With Memory Loss
00:30:00
526 Coping With Memory Loss by Alzheimer's Society
Oct 18, 2018
Nothing to hide– Dementia together podcast October/November 2018 – Alzheimer’s Society
00:13:43
Amid some difficult days since his dementia diagnosis, Elmar has found support in a place where he knows he’s not being judged. Gareth Bracken meets a man benefitting from a welcoming group.
Oct 05, 2018
Role reversal – Dementia together podcast August/September 2018 – Alzheimer’s Society
00:11:59
Used to helping others, Kenrick Goppy is learning to accept that he’s the one who needs support now. Gareth Bracken meets a man adapting to the impact of dementia.
Jul 31, 2018
Source of strength – Dementia together podcast June/July 2018 – Alzheimer's Society
00:12:55
After a dementia diagnosis that felt like a ‘death sentence’, Chris Maddocks is fighting back. Gareth Bracken meets a woman who has vowed to do what she can while she can.
Jun 01, 2018
Good for the soul – Dementia together podcast April/May 2018 – Alzheimer’s Society
00:12:56
Despite enduring a series of health and other problems, Abdul-Fady Othman refuses to feel sorry for himself. Gareth Bracken from Dementia together magazine went to meet Abdul-Fady, who takes strength from supporting others.
Apr 04, 2018
Alzheimer’s Society – Perfect Match – Living with dementia podcast February/March 2018
00:07:41
Diagnosed with a rare form of dementia, Martin Anderton has stayed positive with the help of an Alzheimer’s Society volunteer. Gareth Bracken from Living with dementia magazine meets a man thriving with support from Side by Side.
Feb 07, 2018
Anything is possible - Living with dementia podcast Dec 17/Jan
00:08:04
Avril Staunton is defying expectations following her dementia diagnosis. She's using the same drive and determination that helped her excel in her medical career to take on negative perceptions. Gareth Bracken from Living with dementia magazine meets a woman refusing to be labelled.
Dec 11, 2017
About This Guide
00:03:56
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Coming To Terms With Your Diagnosis
00:01:40
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Contents
00:00:41
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 1 - About Dementia
00:20:37
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 2 - Treatments
00:13:54
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 3 - Living Well
00:26:08
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 4 - Planning Ahead
00:31:47
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 5 - Services For People With Dementia
00:18:15
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 6 - Support For Carers
00:25:02
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 7 - Research
00:07:35
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 8 - Alzheimer's Society Services And Support
00:04:19
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Section 9 - Other Useful Organisations
00:19:57
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Stay In Touch, Feedback & Acknowledgements
00:05:09
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.
Oct 06, 2017
Making a noise - Living with dementia podcast October/November 2017
00:06:17
Angry at the unfair treatment faced by many people with dementia, Alex Preston is determined to bring about change. Gareth Bracken meets a man standing up for dementia rights.
Oct 02, 2017
Take a Stand- Living with Dementia Podcast August/September 2017
00:06:04
Believing that the opinions of people with dementia are often overlooked, Arthur Mars has embraced the opportunity to make himself heard. Gareth Bracken reads an article about a man who is influencing the world around him.
Aug 02, 2017
Gareth - Live For Now - June/July 2017
00:06:30
Despite having an inherited form of dementia that has seen three relatives die young, Victoria Huntley is determined to project a positive message. My name is Gareth Bracken, and I'm reading an article about a woman making the most of life.
Jun 06, 2017
Shining A Light - Living With Dementia Podcast April/May 2017
00:05:47
Having faced both HIV and dementia alone, Patrick Ettenes doesn’t want others to do the same. My name’s Gareth Bracken and I’m reading an article about a man casting attention onto a neglected area.
Mar 29, 2017
Part Of The Movement Podcast - December 2016/January 2017
00:05:21
Part Of The Movement Podcast - December 2016/January 2017 by Alzheimer's Society
Feb 08, 2017
Here and now - Living with dementia podcast - February/March 2017
00:05:23
As if having dementia wasn’t enough, many people also face unfair treatment. My name’s Gareth Bracken and I’m reading an article about an Alzheimer’s Society ambassador who is choosing her battles to secure her and others’ rights.
Feb 03, 2017
Do What You Love! Living with Dementia Podcast - October/November 2016
00:05:16
After a dementia diagnosis, still being able to enjoy your favourite activities makes a big difference. Gareth Bracken, reads an article by Luke Bishop about a man who is staying active with the support of a Side by Side volunteer.
Oct 26, 2016
Still proud - Living with dementia podcast August/September 2016
00:05:26
Despite being unable to access all of his previous wide-ranging knowledge, Abdus Shahid remains sure of his achievements. Gareth Bracken meets a business and family man who retains a strong identity.
Aug 15, 2016
Opening the door - Living with dementia podcast June/July 2016
00:05:11
A local group can provide welcome support. Gareth Bracken reads an article written by Luke Bishop, about a man from Merseyside who overcame many anxieties before meeting other people with dementia.
Jul 14, 2016
Wales and Northern Ireland election special 2016
00:09:22
With the devolved elections in Wales and Northern Ireland just days away, hear the thoughts of our teams in Cardiff and Belfast on what the major parties are saying about dementia. We also outline the campaigns we’ve been running – https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/20000reasons in Northern Ireland and https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/45000reasons in Wales – to ensure dementia is on the politicians’ radar as they ask for your vote, and tell you about how to get involved.
Apr 28, 2016
Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare - Alzheimer's Society podcast March 2016
00:17:56
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal tool that allows you to appoint someone to make certain decisions on your behalf. A health and welfare LPA allows the attorney to make decisions on your behalf about your health and welfare, if there comes a time when you are unable to make these decisions for yourself. In this edition of the podcast we discuss Health and Welfare LPA and the Your answers to the question 'What to do if a person with dementia leave a shop without paying for goods?'.
Mar 09, 2016
Hospital discharge and NHS continuing healthcare - Alzheimer's Society podcast December 2015
00:15:05
Hospital discharge is the term used when a person leaves hospital once they are sufficiently recovered. People with dementia usually need further long-term help after leaving hospital, and some may move into a care home. Others need support in their own home or in the home of a relative or friend. In this edition of the podcast we discuss the hospital discharge process and NHS continuing healthcare.
Dec 07, 2015
Dementia, 'sectioning' and The Mental Health Act 1983 - Alzheimer's Society podcast October 2015
00:16:25
If health professionals think that a person with dementia is behaving in a way that places their health at risk or is a danger to themselves or others, they can be detained in hospital under section 2 of the Mental Health Act so that they can be assessed. This process is often known as ‘sectioning’ or 'being sectioned' and is often a challenging time for the person with dementia and their families. As the term sectioning often has negative connotations in this podcast we will be referring to the process of placing someone under a section of the Mental Health act. In this edition of the podcast Hannah speask to Helpline Adviser Emma about the Mental Health Act, guardianship and after-care services.
Oct 06, 2015
Criminal scams and dementia - Alzheimer's Society podcast August 2015
00:07:47
Criminal gangs target older people by phone, letter and email. Common cons include bogus foreign lotteries, miracle health cures, fake prize draw wins and investment opportunities. In this edition of the podcast Helpline Coordinator Angelo talks about how people with dementia can fall prey to these types of scams, how to report them and what can be done to prevent them happening.
Aug 03, 2015
Our commercial, dementia on film - Alzheimer's Society podcast June 2015
00:04:57
For the first time ever, Alzheimer’s Society is running an advertising campaign to make people more aware of the Society and how we can support people affected by dementia. In this edition of the podcast we hear from Ray Castleton, the actor who portrayed the Grandfather character in our new commercial he tells us about his personal experience of dementia, what it was like on set and the challenges of playing someone with the condition.
Jun 01, 2015
Join dementia research - Alzheimer's Society podcast April 2015
00:06:32
Join dementia research is a new service which allows people to register their interest in taking part in dementia research. It helps people with dementia, their carers, or anyone interested in dementia research to be matched to studies taking place in their area.
Apr 07, 2015
Dementia and safety in the home - Alzheimer's Society podcast February 2015
00:11:10
Many people with dementia want to live at home for as long as possible. Often, this is with support from others. However, it can be difficult managing everyday situations if you have dementia, particularly as the dementia progresses and you get older. In this edition of the podcast Helpline adviser Colette talks about some of the safety issues faced by people with dementia at home and ways to deal with them.
Feb 02, 2015
The progression of dementia - Alzheimer's Society podcast
00:16:01
The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or a series of strokes. In this episode of the podcast Hannah speaks to helpline supervisor Kim about the progression of the different types of dementia. Please note that towards the end of this podcast we discuss the later stages of dementia which might be upsetting for some listeners.
Dec 01, 2014
Dementia in hospitals and care homes: this is me - Alzheimer's Society podcast October 2014
00:07:34
Receiving professional care in a hospital or care home can be stressful, especially for people living with dementia. In this episode of the podcast we speak to Helpline Adviser Sandra about ‘This is me’ a helpful resource for people with dementia who are receiving professional care. We talk about how for a professional, knowing a little bit more about someone can make it easier to take a person centered approach to care and make a person’s stay in a hospital or care home more pleasant.
Oct 06, 2014
Personal care: Washing - Alzheimer's Society podcast August 2014
00:08:16
As a person's dementia progresses, they will need more help with everyday activities such as washing and bathing. For most adults, washing is a personal and private activity and so it can be hard to adjust to this change. In this episode of the podcast we discuss helping a person with dementia with personal care.
Jul 31, 2014
Personal care: Incontinence - Alzheimer's Society podcast August 2014
00:07:00
Difficulties with using the toilet, accidents and incontinence can all be problems for people with dementia, particularly as the condition progresses. These problems can be upsetting for the person and for those around them. In this episode of the podcast we talk about dealing with toilet problems and a incontinence as well as the changing dynamics for carers when the needs of a person with dementia increase.
Jul 31, 2014
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and dementia - Alzheimer's Society Podcast June 2014
00:08:00
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is a law that protects and supports people who do not have the ability to make decisions for themselves. This could be due to a learning disability, or a mental health problem or condition such as dementia. In this edition of the podcast we look at how the act can affect the lives of those living with dementia.
May 30, 2014
Isolation and finding support online, Jan and David's story - Alzheimer's Society Podcast June 2013
00:05:44
When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia it is common for those closest to them to feel isolated and in need of some extra support and guidance. In this edition of the podcast I speak to Jan who discovered the benefits of an online forum when she signed up to Talking Point soon after her husband's diagnosis.
Apr 11, 2014
Dementia and Lasting Power of Attorney - Alzheimer's Society Podcast October 2013
00:08:55
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal tool that allows you to appoint someone to make decisions about your finances and or health and welfare when you are no longer able to. In this edition of the podcast I speak to Alzheimer's Society information officer Sam about what a Lasting Power of Attorney is and why you might consider making one.
Apr 11, 2014
Dementia and Enduring Power of Attorney in Northern Ireland - Alzheimer's Society
00:07:45
When a person with dementia is no longer able to manage their own finances, there are several things they can do to ensure they are well taken care of. In this edition of the podcast we explain Enduring Power of Attorney, the processes involved in Northern Ireland.
Apr 11, 2014
Dementia: Planning your care for the future - Alzheimer's Society Podcast August 2013
00:07:06
There are a number of things you can do to plan for your care in the future. In this edition of the podcast we look at advanced decisions, advanced statements and making your care wishes known ahead of time
Apr 11, 2014
Dementia and driving- Alzheimer's Society Podcast April 2014
00:07:17
Someone who is diagnosed with dementia may be able to continue driving for some time. However, they must fulfil certain legal requirements. As the person's dementia progresses, they will reach a point where they can no longer drive safely and must stop driving. Many people find this very difficult to accept. In this episode of the podcast I speak to National Dementia Helpline advisor Angelo about the legal process and how to deal with the sometimes difficult situation.
Mar 17, 2014
Diagnosing dementia: My relative won't go to the doctor - Alzheimer's Society Podcast February 2014
00:07:50
It's not uncommon for people to not want to go to the doctor. They may think there is nothing wrong or they may be aware of a problem but want it to go away. Unfortunately the problem won't go away and you may want to help your relative visit the doctor to find out what the problem is. In this edition of the podcast we talk about getting a relative to visit the doctor.
Jan 29, 2014