Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Tips for the housing sector on supporting someone affected by dementia

Cover Covid19 Dementia Briefing

This Housing LIN briefing sets out a number of top tips on supporting people affected by dementia during the Coronavirus pandemic. It is specifically written for the housing sector, operators of specialist housing - such as extra care or retirement housing - or general needs housing.

The top tips highlight some of the best practice and legal issues in supporting decisions that might need to be made about health and wellbeing during the CVID-19 outbreak; considers how to continue to provide practical assistance, support and manage risks; and provides information on maintaining meaningful activity and minimising loneliness during this period of enforced isolation. It also signposts to a selection of useful links and further practical advice.