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Last Updated: 22 November 2020

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For experiment, undercover actor approached people in the street, asking for help as he wasnt sure where he was. Hidden cameras nearby capture heartwarming moments people stop to assist him. There were also many moments where men ignored people walking by, not wanting to step in. This is a form of stigma-members of the public are reluctant to help someone who shows signs of dementia, as they do understand condition or want to get involve. When approaching someone you believe is living with dementia and needs help, consider the following: get close enough that youre able to hear each each each each other and make eye contact, but not so close that youre in their personal space or are making them feel uncomfortable. Make sure your body language is relaxed and open. Speak calmly and slowly. Take your time to explain and listen to their answers. Use short, simple sentences and avoid complicated questions. Use simple language and ask one question at a time. If a person doesnt understand what youre saying, rephrase rather than repeat the sentence. Using non-verbal communication-like pointing in certain direction-can help make things clearer and easier to understand. Stay with them if possible and try to help them stay calm. Reassure them as many times as necessary that youre there to help-by building trust, you may be able to find out more information from them. Contact police as soon as possible to report that you believe youve found a vulnerable person. It might help to wait with them in a cafe, shop or other public place so they feel safe. The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme that encourages those living with dementia, or those caring for them, to compile useful information that could be used in the event that they go missing. The initiative is named after George Herbert, war veteran, who had dementia. George Herbert dies whilst 'missing', trying to find his childhood home. Once the pack of information is complete, Carer keeps it in a safe place, ready to hand to police when needed. Having it readily available can reduce the amount of time it takes to find a person and return them to safety. Vitals-name, current address, telephone number, physical description of person, including accurate, up-to-date photograph Medical history, including their dementia diagnosis Life history-previous job roles, hobbies, likely places they may visit Carer and family information Missing now-when and where they were last see, what they were wearing I meet confused not elderly but not homeless person today. You could talk with them but they didn't know where they come from and other things. I couldn't stay with that person for for various reasons. If I could have, I would have stay. I called police and they told me that people like that exist and as long as person os not doing anything, they won't come. It was horrible. My mother has dementia and lived on her own until she was 92 years old.

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