Module 1
What is dementia?

  • Target group:

    people with dementia

  • Contents:

    The module will describe the different forms of dementia, the cause of the disease, its stages and symptoms and the development of the disease, treatment and rehabilitation.

  • Responsible for the development:


Presentation 1 - "Information for people with a diagnosis"

Presentation 2 - "Information for Caregivers"


A guide for carers of of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Poland, 2008

Olazarán, J. and Muñiz, R. Map of non-pharmacological treatments for dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. Technical initiation manual for professionals, 2009

The early stages of dementia, Public Healthy Agency HSCNI, 2016

Weatherili G., The Caregiver’s Guide to Dementia: Practical Advice for Caring for Yourself and Your Loved One, Rockridge Press, Emeryville, California 2020

What is worth knowing about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia? The “Damy Rada” Foundation, Publisher: “TZMO Razem Zmieniamy Świat” Foundation, 2022

Wojciechowska-Szepczyńska M., Dementia. Frequently asked questions, Biuro Rzecznika Praw Obywatelskich, 2020