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Summary and what's next

This week we have looked at the main elements of wellbeing that we would build into a comfort care plan. You will have seen that family carers have a vital role in this. As a carer, your knowledge and relationship with the person with dementia is central.

Your reflections

As you think about what we have learned this week you may have fresh insights. If you are comfortable doing so, add a comment below.

Next week

As your role is crucial, it is really important to recognise the effect of caring on your own wellbeing. You will see that this is the main topic in our final week

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Dementia Care: Living Well as Dementia Progresses

Newcastle University