Learn about dementia

Coping with Changes in Behaviour

  • How dementia changes behaviour

    In this video you will learn about some of the common behaviour changes that may occur when a person has dementia. Reasons for the changes and some general guidelines for coping with them are covered.
  • Responding to changes in behaviour

    In this video you will learn about some of the common behaviour changes that may occur when a person has dementia. You will see a specific technique that can help you to understand changes in behaviour.

Help Sheets

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For more information on these topics, access our Help Sheets which provide advice, common sense approaches and practical strategies on the issues most commonly raised about dementia.

Click here to access the Help Sheets as PDF files which you can read, download, and print.

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Helpline information

Contact National Dementia Helpline
1800 100 500

For language assistance call 131 450 Interpreter help

The Helpline is for people with dementia, their carers, families and friends, as well as people concerned about memory loss.
It is available between 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday excluding national public holidays.

If life is in danger call 000
For crisis support and suicide prevention call
Lifeline 13 11 14