Help Sheets - Mandarin | 普通话

痴呆症简介 | About dementia

1 什么是痴呆症? | What is dementia?


This Help Sheet describes dementia, who gets it and some of its most common forms. It describes some early signs of dementia and emphasises the importance of a timely medical diagnosis.

普通话 | English

2 诊断痴呆症 | Diagnosing dementia


This Help Sheet provides information about the early signs of dementia, the techniques used to diagnose dementia and the importance of an early and correct diagnosis.

普通话 | English

7 及早规划 | Early planning


This Help Sheet discusses ways to plan ahead and organise financial and legal affairs and lists people and organisations that can help.

普通话 | English

行为变化与痴呆症 | Changed behaviours and dementia

1 行为变化 | Changed behaviours


This Help Sheet looks at some of the common behaviour changes that may occur when a person has dementia. Reasons for the changes and some general guidelines for coping with them are discussed.

普通话 | English

照顾家人与照顾者 | Looking after families and carers

1 暂息 | Taking a break


This Help Sheet discusses the importance of taking a break from caring, how to organise it and who can help.

普通话 | English

照顾痴呆症患者 | Caring for someone with dementia

1 沟通 | Communication


This Help Sheet explains some of the changes in communication that occur as a result of dementia and suggests ways that families and carers can help. It also includes some personal tips on communication written by a person with dementia.

普通话 | English