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Documents can be downloaded PDF files. If you have any problems downloading them, please contact us. We can supply resources in different formats.

Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP)

October 2012

Dementia friendly communities

In August 2015 the guidelines on dementia friendly communities produced with the Local Government Association were updated.
We are in the process of updating some of the tools that appeared in the original version and they will be placed here soon.
Download the guidelines from the Local Government website -

August 2015

How to do an access audit: Making buildings easier for people with dementia:
Download a PDF of our guide: How to do an Audit

May 2015

Creating a dementia-friendly York

October 2012

What makes a dementia friendly community?

Our report of an investiation into what makes a community dementia-friendly was presented at a meeting on 16 February 2012 hosted by the Department for Health – looking at dementia and the “Big Society”

February 2012

Shared Lives

As part of this project we have made a short film featuring Pat and her husband Roger, who has dementia. Roger has regular breaks through Shared Lives South West.

The film are available to watch and purchase from the Shared Lives website
Go to

January 2012

Films by people with dementia

Download our guide on filmmaking with people with dementia: Telling our stories

View all our films

Technology and people with dementia

We can do IT too: using computers in activity programmes for people with dementia

By Nada Savitch and Verity Stokes

You can order your copy from Speechmark publishing. Go to their website at:

July 2011

Getting equipped to tackle forgetfulness

The booklet is ony available to download as a PDF document
Getting equipped to tackle forgetfulness (6MB)

Please feel free to get the booklet professionally printed, please download these high resolution versions
Getting equipped to tackle forgetfulness - for print (15MB)
Getting equipped to tackle forgetfulness - for print (no crops) (15MB)

March 2011

AT Guide:
Information about assistive technology for people with dementia

The full version of the AT Guide is available online. Your can get to it from the website -

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Innovations in dementia believes in working in partnership with other organisations to achieve the best outcomes for people with dementia.
Thank you to our partner organisations.

Contact us

Innovations in Dementia CIC, PO Box 616, Exeter, EX1 9JB
Telephone 01392 420076

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