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Dementia

Dementia affects a person’s thinking, behaviour and ability to perform everyday tasks. Learn about causes, symptoms, treatments, support and prevention.

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Incontinence and dementia

There are many ways to help with managing incontinence in a person with dementia.

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Dementia and buildings

If you are caring for someone with dementia, you may need to make changes to the building where you live. It needs to be as safe as possible for someone with dementia.

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Avoiding dementia discrimination: how to treat someone with dementia

To mark Dementia Action Week 2019, Australians are being urged to avoid unconscious discrimination against people with dementia. Check out these tips.

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Memory aids in the home and dementia

Trusted information about dementia and memory aids in the home, including how to help the person with dementia feel safe, comfortable and independent

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Furnishing and dementia

People living with dementia need furnishings to be as comfortable and safe as possible, so if you care for someone who has dementia, you may have to make some changes.

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Dementia and driving

Dementia can affect your memory, concentration, judgement and vision, which makes driving a car difficult. Learn more about dementia and driving, and when you may need to stop.

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Dementia tips

The home environment can have a major impact on a person living with dementia. You can make the home dementia-friendly so it is safe, increases the person’s wellbeing, and helps them manage their day to day life.

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Dementia – an overview

Dementia is a disease that affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behaviour. There is no cure but recognising the symptoms early can support quality of life.

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Vascular dementia

Vascular dementia develops due to problems with the blood’s circulation to the brain. Find out about the types, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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