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A Treasure Chest of Tips: to help you to keep living as well as you can

From people with dementia, for people with dementia

Are you living with a diagnosis of dementia, or think you may have it?

If you want to learn from and share with others ‘in the same boat’, you’re in the right place!

The Tip-Share website is bursting with Tips, work-arounds and short cuts. All from people with dementia themselves. And these will grow and grow.

The website aims to be clear, easy to use, searchable and informative. We’d love you to use it, contribute – and even become a Tip-Sharer yourself!

Here are a few examples of some of our Tips…

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The content of this website is solely and intentionally made up of Tips shared by people with dementia themselves. Innovations in Dementia is not able to take any responsibility for these, or to give ‘professional’ advice, information or sign-posting ourselves.


I'll be catching up with the fabulous @awad_gina next week. Want to join the conversation?


#dementia #DAA #families #exeter #activist

Exciting news alert! 👇

I am thrilled to share that I will be joining Alzheimers New Zealand as the Director of the Dementia Learning Centre.

I am equally pleased to announce that I will continue in my current role as Dementia Lead for Ryman Healthcare. I feel incredibly

A new podcast series – Dementia from the Inside Out – has been launched by Tommy Dunne and Paul Hitchmough of Thred TV, who both live with dementia.
Find out more:

Have you completed the global Attitudes to Dementia survey? 🌍

Together with @AlzDisInt, we're capturing how people around the world think about #dementia - everyone's view counts!

Please do take 5 mins to contribute + share with everyone you know:👉 https://lse.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71FXXETjeLzzvzE

Join the 'There is no place like (care) home' event, about inclusion in care homes. I am speaking about the importance of LGBTQ+ inclusion, alongside other fantastic speakers. 12/6

There is no place like (Care) Home | Events | Royal College of Nursing ()

A peer-led course helped people living with #dementia to feel valued, gain confidence, build connections and face challenges - a great model for co-production, and preventative timely ongoing peer support #SocialCare #SocialWork @DementiaUK @alzheimerssoc @Innov_Dementia

A lovely opportunity if you live in #Exeter

@Innov_Dementia @SCIE_socialcare I'd love to see To Whom I May Concern on the list! A supportive space for people with dementia to share their experience of living with dementia, then co-produce a script with a facilitator. Script performed by people with dementia to a live audience.

.@SCIE_socialcare announce #coproduction week coming soon. Fab! Doing stuff together - too right. Look what happens when you do! A thread of examples coming up..1/7

.@SCIE_socialcare announce #coproduction week coming soon. Fab! Doing stuff together - too right.
Making cognitive rehab accessible - #MyLifeMyGoals a brilliant co-produced resource in helping you set and reach goals. Read all about it! http://www.innovationsindementia.org.uk/2021/09/my-life-my-goals/ 6/7

.@SCIE_socialcare announce #coproduction week coming soon. Fab! Doing stuff together - too right.
No longer passive recipients of care. When ppl w dementia talk, questions arise #DementiaEnquirers - ppl w dementia in the driving seat of research https://dementiaenquirers.org.uk/ 7/7

📢Improving end of life experience for people with dementia – new £1 million partnership call from Marie Curie and Alzheimer’s Society opens today ‼️ Find out more: http://mariecurie.org.uk/research/information-researchers/marie-curie-research-grants-scheme

We're proud to announce the launch of our #ReadingWell Community Champions pilot sites! These libraries will focus on local health needs, from dementia support in Suffolk to engaging diverse communities in Newcastle. Find out more:

An inspiring interview with @pollykaiser A great friend of ours. #grief #endoflife #ageism #lifestory #flourishing #therapy

The reliance that we have on one model of residential care must be challenged. We need to listen to the voices of people living with dementia now, engage local communities and ensure that we build high quality long term care services across Scotland.

#DAW24 #FairDementiaCare

Meaningful co-production to bring meaningful change: Developing the Allied Health Professionals Dementia Framework for Wales together @laurabraithslt @woodheadandy et al in @DementiaJournal (2024): #diversealz

Join us for a wee bold Blether tomorrow 30th May from 10.30-12pm. bold partner & #dementia activist Agnes Houston will chat to us about how after her dementia diagnosis she decided to get off the 'Misery Bus' and hop aboard the 'Happy Bus'. Look out for the Zoom link! @IrvineDawn