Creating a Dementia Plan

Creating a dementia care plan

Whether the primary carer for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias is a loving partner, a close relative or a trained professional, creating a dementia care plan which enables the individual to remain in control of their daily life and engenders them with a sense of self-worth and wellbeing is of the utmost importance.


An effective dementia care plan requires more than simply assisting an individual with their everyday tasks, knowing the medication they need and ensuring that they are safe, secure and maintain general health. In order to create a dementia care plan that is truly beneficial it is necessary to explore the person behind the condition and to examine the world from their point of view and the life that they have led before they developed dementia.

Taking a holistic approach and getting to know the person with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia thoroughly – their likes, dislikes, moods, character and personal history – not only enables the carer to build a trusting rapport with them but also helps to establish the best ways in which the carer can assist the individual to continue achieving the activities of daily living, adapting the care given as needs change.

Key elements an effective dementia care plan should address

When creating a dementia care plan there are several key elements to consider in order for the plan to enable the person with dementia to remain as independent, self-reliant and comfortable as possible. These essential factors are:

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