Providing care

Behavioural management techniques 

  • Health Talk – Video – (UK)
    • Strategies from care providers to manage symptoms of those suffering from dementia. Also provides tips on how to deal with difficult behavioural situations.
  • Alzheimer Society – (Canada)
    • Comprehensive guide on understanding behaviours of individuals suffering from dementia. Provides tips on communicating and has video series discussing major behaviour changes and provides strategies to manage them. The guide is also available in multiple languages.
  • Alzheimer Society – (Canada)
    • Provides information on how to respond to dementia related behaviour and gives simples strategies to manage behaviour.
  • National Institute of Aging – (USA)
    • Explains different behaviours and provides tips to manage those behaviours. Gives tips on communication. The information is available in easy to read PDF format.
  • National Institute on Aging – PDF booklet – (USA)
    • Booklet on understanding individual that are suffering from dementia . Provides coping strategies to deal with the challenges care provider face while providing care.

Exercise & Physical activity

Healthy Eating

  • Alzheimer Society Canada – (Canada)
    • Discuss the difficulties a care provider faces during mealtime. Provides strategies to help individual suffering from dementia receive proper nutrition.

Assisting with ADL (bathing, Grooming and dressing)