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This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of noisy behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone with noisy behaviour.
This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of people wandering and some tips on how to care for someone who wanders.
This translated resource provides information about dementia and changed behaviour for residents, families and carers. It outlines some causes of such behaviour and some tips on how to care for someone with disinhibited behaviour.
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
01 Aug 2016... 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.
This Help Sheet discusses ways to plan ahead and organise financial and legal affairs and lists people and organisations that can help.
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.
01 Dec 2020... Are you worried about your memory? This booklet discusses the signs and symptoms of dementia, when you should be concerned, how you may be able to reduce your risk of dementia and where to get more help.
'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.
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.
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