Coping with being a Dementia Carer

To kick off Dementia Awareness Week 2014 (18 – 24 May), MindCare Dementia Support brings you a local Bromley dementia carer of 16 years, Tom Wearden.

Retired engineer, Tom, will be sharing his experiences of caring for his wife, Margaret, who has Alzheimer’s dementia, with a series of video conversations with MindCare Dementia Support.

To start the video series, below is a video of Tom sharing his tips on coping with being a 24/7 dementia carer for a family member.

http://youtu.be/RrGV0s2ZImc

Tom has written a book about his experiences as a dementia carer which can be purchased from book retailers:

Front Line Alzheimer’s: Caring for Margaret at Home
ISBN-10: 0957538618
ISBN-13: 978-0957538610