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Caring for a person with dementia

As the condition progresses, a person with dementia will need support from a range of different people.

Relatives, friends and other carers play a big part in helping someone with dementia to live well. But the person may also benefit from support from various health and social care services, and will probably need to move into residential care at some point.

In this section, you can find practical advice on caring for a loved one with dementia, as well as information on the range of services available for people with dementia and their carers.

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