9 tips for communicating with those living with dementia

9 tips on communicating with those living with dementia

Libby Palmer from Dementia Australia recently spoke with volunteers about how to better communicate with people living with dementia. Check their hearing and eyesight Sometimes a person with dementia doesn’t respond because they can’t hear or see you properly. It’s…

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A new nursery has introduced doll therapy into Courtlands Aged Care's dementia program.

New nursery boosts nurture therapy for dementia

A new nursery at Courtlands Aged Care in North Parramatta is encouraging doll therapy among residents with dementia and other cognitive impairments. When Courtlands Facility Manager Elaine McRory noticed a sitting corner was being underutilised in the dementia area of…

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