Topic "Dementia" in Arabic - total 16 documentsTitle: Changed behaviours (Changed behaviours and dementia no. 1)
Summary: This sheet looks at some of the common behaviour changes that can occur when a person has dementia. Reasons for the changes are discussed and some general guidelines on how to cope with them are provided.
Title: Communication (Caring for someone with dementia 1)
Summary: This Help Sheet explains some of the changes in communication that occur as a result of dementia and suggests ways that families and carers can help. It also includes some personal tips on communication written by a person with dementia.
Title: Dementia and bladder and bowel control
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are. This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.
Title: Diagnosing dementia (About dementia 2)
Summary: This Help Sheet provides information about the early signs of dementia and the techniques used to diagnose dementia and the importance of an early and correct diagnosis.
Title: Early planning (About dementia 7)
Summary: This Help Sheet discusses ways to plan ahead and organise financial and legal affairs and lists people and organisations that can help.
Title: It's not a disgrace...it's dementia: films have English subtitles
Summary: It's not a disgrace...it's dementia, is a short film to raise awareness and dispel myths about dementia within culturally and linguistically diverse communities. The film features carers of people living with dementia giving personal accounts, in their own language, of their experience, along with health professionals who talk about the condition and stress the importance of seeking help early.
Title: Our stories - films have English subtitles
Summary: These poignant digital stories depict both the love each carer has for their loved one living with dementia as well as the emotional cost. The aims of appearing on film, expressed by the carers featured in this series, is to help their communities to achieve a greater understanding of dementia and to generate acceptance of dementia as a medical illness. Available in Arabic, Italian and Spanish with English subtitles
Title: Respite connections - carers at work
Summary: Carers@at work can help carers of someone with dementia or a frail aged person by linking them to respite services to support their caring role.
Title: Taking a break (looking after families and carers 1)
Summary: Taking a break from caring, often called respite, or respite care, is important for anyone providing day to day care for someone with dementia. This help Sheet discusses the benefits of taking a break, how to organise it and who can help.
Title: There's a difference (video)
Summary: There's a difference between forgetting something once and forgetting it many times. There's a difference between forgetfulness and dementia. To find out more call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.
Title: Tips for friends (Dementia tips 1)
Summary: This sheet gives you a few tips on how you can support a friend with dementia and their family. You can make a difference.
Title: Tips for visiting (Dementia tips 2)
Summary: Visiting family and friends with dementia is important for their emotional wellbeing. However people with dementia are usually not able to initiate activities or ‘entertain’ you, the visitor. Here are a few tips you may find useful when visiting your friend or family member, whether they live at home or in residential care.
Title: Useful words and phases to be used to communicate with a patient suffering from delirium
Summary: This brochure is designed to provide families and friends with information about delirium and describes how you as visitors can contribute to the well being of the patient.
Title: What is Dementia? (About dementia 1)
Summary: Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person's normal social or working life.
Title: Worried about your memory (checklist)?
Summary: If you are worried about memory, this checklist will help you determine whether you need to talk about it with your doctor.
Title: Your brain matters: 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health
Summary: This translated guide was developed to inform of simple steps to help lower individual’s risk of developing chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The five steps encourage looking after your heart, physical activity, mentally challenging yourself, a healthy diet and enjoying social activity.
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