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Caring Tips

1. Tips for Caregivers
You might feel helpless when you find that your beloved family member has dementia and at a loss as to how to care for him/her. Please don’t worry…
2. Understanding People with Dementia
People in different stages of dementia show different symptoms in their communication, socialising, emotions and behaviour. JCCPA advocates a people-centred care approach…
3. Communication
You may find it challenging to communicate with people who have dementia. Such difficulties have different causes, one of which relates to the progress of dementia…
4. Home Safety
A safe, simple and clean living environment is important for people with dementia. They will feel more secure in a familiar environment or facility…
5. Eating and Swallowing
Eating sustains life and gratification. Eating with others is a social event. However, people with dementia may have swallowing difficulties over time.
6. Food and Nutrition

Though there is not yet a precise method to prevent or cure dementia, professionals point out that dementia could be delayed or degeneration slowed by healthy lifestyle habits: such as not smoking…

7. Oral Care

As dementia progresses, people with cognitive decline may slowly neglect oral and dental care and even forget how to brush their teeth…

8. Minimize the Risk of Getting Lost

People with dementia may have difficulty remembering routes and directions. They areprone to get lost…

9. Fall Prevention Tips

People with dementia face greater risks of falling than other elderly…

10. Incontinence Prevention Tips

Incontinence could be a result of reduced control over bladder and bowel functions or other reasons…

11. Behaviours

BPSD is quite common among people with dementia due to physical and external cause…

12. Safety for Caregivers

While protecting the safety of people with dementia, caregivers should also mind their own well-being…

13. Safe Lifting

Sitting up straight, double-knee hold for moving between sitting position, arm hold…

14. Wheelchair Safety Tips

Going up a step, going down a step, going up ramps, going down a ramp…

15. Medical, Care and Financial Arrangement

When your cognition is intact, you should reach a consensus with family members, who may have to make decisions on your behalf about medical, care and financial matter…