A guide for dementia carers in Wales

This booklet is written for carers who support someone with dementia in Wales. However, a lot of the information within this guide will be useful wherever the person you care for lives.

It's full of information to support you if you care for a family member, friend or neighbour who you think is showing signs of dementia or for someone who has already received a diagnosis.

It will help you to understand more about dementia and how to support the person you care for including: 

  • How to get help.
  • What to expect as dementia progresses.
  • Finances and legal matters.
  • Your rights as a carer.
  • Supporting the person you care for.
  • End of life care.
  • Loss and bereavement.
  • Useful contact information.

Although this booklet is mainly written for carers aged 18 and over, it also contains information that maybe useful for carers who are under 18.

Download A Carers Guide to Dementia in English or Welsh

A Carers Guide to Dementia English language version

A Carers Guide to Dementia Welsh language version

Date revised: 08/02/2019