New resources to support people who are living alone with dementia 

A suite of resources has been created as part of a project entitled: Living alone with dementia – managing without informal support to contact and navigate services. 

The project, which was funded by a grant from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), ran from April 2022 to November 2023. It was a collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University, University College London (NIHR Applied Research Collaboration North Thames), Innovations in Dementia and Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group. 

The resources that have been published are: 

  • A guide for people who are living alone with dementia 
  • A general guide for neighbours and acquaintances of people living alone with dementia about how they can best support the person 
  • Important questions about areas that need to be addressed so people can live on their own with dementia successfully 
  • A guide for commissioners 
  • A guide for individuals working with people with dementia. 

You can find the resources here: