Topic "Dementia" in Tagalog (filipino) - 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: Coronavirus COVID-19: Tips for residential aged care providers
Summary: Information for residential aged care providers regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and supporting people living with dementia.
Title: Coronavirus COVID-19: Tips for carers, families and friends of people living with dementia
Summary: This help sheet provides tips for primary carers, family, friends or neighbours of people living with Dementia during COVID-19 restrictions and gives ideas for ways to pass the time in self-isolation.
Title: Coronavirus COVID-19: Tips for home care providers
Summary: Information for providers of in-home care regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and supporting people living with dementia.
Title: Coronavirus COVID-19: Tips for people living with dementia
Summary: This help sheet provides tips on how to look after yourself, keeping your home safe, physical distancing, how to stay connected and how to fight boredom during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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, 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: 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: 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: Trauma and dementia. What do I need to do?
Summary: This factsheet contains information for aged care workers on what you need to do to help older people with dementia who have experienced trauma. A person with dementia who has experienced trauma may find it hard to express their feelings or explain how trauma is affecting them. There are many things you can do to help manage their distress.
Title: Trauma and dementia. What do I need to know?
Summary: This fact sheet contains information for aged care workers on what you need to know about trauma and dementia. People living with dementia can have difficulty coping with loss and trauma because it’s harder for them to communicate, make sense of painful memories or feel safe.
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: 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.
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