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Effective Communication

  • Effective Communication

    Losing the ability to communicate can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems for people with dementia, their families and carers. In this video you will learn some practical communication tips.
  • Helpful approaches to communication

    Losing the ability to communicate can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems for people with dementia, their families and carers. In this video you will learn some helpful approaches to communication.

Help Sheets

helpsheets
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