Sheffield Dementia Information Pack - 2018

The Sheffield Dementia Information Pack 2018 (6th Edition) is an introduction and guide to the medical, care, support and advice services in Sheffield and to living well for those worried about their worsening memory problems and those with a diagnosis of dementia. It will also be useful for family members and carers of these two groups.

South Yorkshire Dementia Information Pack 2018It has five sections. After the Introduction, Section 2 describes what dementia is and its symptoms. Section 3 summarises the most frequently offered suggestions about how to live well with dementia. Section 4 is an overview of the assessment and treatment services in Sheffield, and focuses on the role of the National Health Service (NHS) memory services and the pathways into them. Section 5 is a directory of advice and support services in Sheffield that have expertise in dementia.

Financial support for the booklet’s production was provided initially by the Marjorie Coote Old People’s Charity Fund, Sheffield Town Trust, Sheffield Church Burgesses Trust and The University of Sheffield.  

The 2018 SDIP is the 6th Edition of the booklet and has been revised by David Reid (Senior University Teacher, School of Nursing and Midwifery  and MA Dementia Studies Programme Lead) and Harriet Brooke (BMedSci Health and Human Sciences undergraduate) to reflect recent changes in some service provision and location of support. 

The Pack is free to download as a PDF - see below. Printed copies of the SDIP can be purchased by service providers and organisations. Please contact d.reid@sheffield.ac.uk for further details.

Download the 2018 Sheffield Dementia Information Pack

Complete the form below to download the SDIP. Your details will not be shared with anyone but we may contact you in the future for feedback on the pack. Alternatively an audio version is available from the link on the right.

Please give us your views on the SDIP and its usefulness

Please give your feedback on the Pack by following the links in the 'Tell us what you think' box on the right of this page or by emailing d.reid@sheffield.ac.uk. Thank you.

You may be interested in the annual South Yorkshire Dementia Creative Arts Exhibition (SYDCAE). In 2018 the 10th exhibition was held at Sheffield Cathedral July 2-8. The 2019 SYDCAE is now being planned.

To take part or keep up to date with this event please visit the dedicated exhibition website: www.sydcae.co.uk