People with dementia should be able to access information which is presented in a way which is suited to their needs. The following leaflet, produced by The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP), advises on how to make information dementia-friendly in terms of style, layout and language.
Dying Matters is a coalition of 32,000 members from the NHS, voluntary and independent health and care sectors across England and Wales. Dying Matters aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.
The website, The Art of Dying Well, features real-life stories from a wide variety of contributors and is for the dying, the bereaved, and carers (professional and otherwise). The site explores what it meand to die well, and how this is something that can help people live a happier life in the present, even in the face of terminal illness.
Watch an interview with Hospiscare patient, Kirsty about her experiences using Hospiscare’s services, talking to her daughter about her illness and preparing for the future.