How does a person with dementia see the world?
Video from the Alzheimer's Society from the point of view of someone living with dementia
[00:00:00] [Radio playing]
[00:00:39] It’s not raining, good.
[00:00:54] Erm what, check I, I’ve forgotten, erm, should I, I put - -
[00:01:02] Listen, just go and sit down. Just go and sit down.
[00:01:04] Oh dear. Right.
[00:01:21] Oh. That way up. I don’t want - -
[00:01:25] four, I don’t know, I, I, oh.
[00:01:36] Could you pl- - I - - oh.
[00:01:50] It’s my list, shall I go, I don’t know quite what - - oh dear. Where’s my bread?
[00:02:02] Chicken cheese.
[00:02:05] Chicken cheese?
[00:02:08] Erm, sorry.
[00:02:09] Oh. Oh.
[00:02:18] I, I, I don’t know.
[00:02:31] People with dementia have experiences like this every day.
[00:02:36] A little but of understanding, tolerance and patience can make all the difference.
[00:02:43] I tell you what, if you go into the seats just here - -
[00:02:48] - - when we get there I’ll call you, okay.
[00:02:50] Are you okay, madam?
[00:02:51] I just can’t get my, I can’t get - -
[00:02:52] Oh, let me help you. It’s this way.
[00:02:55] Thank you.
[00:02:57] Can I look at that list?
[00:03:00] Is it chicken and cheese?
[00:03:03] Let’s go this way.
[00:03:04] Thank you.
[00:03:06] Find out how to become dementia friendly.
[00:03:09] Contact Alzheimer’s Society today.