Student tool kit


    The aim of this package is for participants to
  • be aware of the problems faced by people with dementia in hospital
  • learn ways to make the experience of hospital easier for patients
  • make hospital care less stressful for staff and family carers
  • know how to reduce distress and disturbed behaviour, and manage it better when it occurs
  • fulfil legal and professional obligations towards people with dementia.

Target Audience

Doctors, nurses and allied health professionals Student doctors, nurses, allied health care professionals and family carers may also find the material useful


Awareness of the nature of dementia and a desire to improve the management of people with dementia in hospital.

How to use

Work your way through this resource package spending time to think about your answers and using the references and further resource links provided to learn more. This resource will take approx 20 minutes to work through.