Each person’s experience of dementia is unique, but it can often change the way a person communicates. This information kit helps you understand changes in communication and develop strategies to respond.
You can read or watch the information online, download the information to your desktop, or print them out to read later.
Good communication tips
Practical tips on listening and talking to people with dementia.Watch video
Helpful approaches to communication
Communication strategies from experts and people with lived experience.Watch video
This help sheet is about changes in communication that dementia can cause and ways to help.Read the help sheet
Therapies and communication
This help sheet describes therapy and communication approaches families and carers can try.Read the help sheet
Dementia Australia Library Service
Our national library service provides access to a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources about dementia.Visit the library
Good communication tips for talking to people with dementia.Read let's talk brochure
If you have questions about any of the information included in this kit, you can:
Call the National Dementia Helpline: 1800 100 500
Request a callback using the helpline form
Chat online: helpline webchat
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