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

痴呆症注意事项 | Tips to assist social engagement

1 朋友注意事项 | Tips for friends


This Sheet gives you a few tips on how you can support a friend with dementia and their family. You can make a difference.

普通话 | English

2 探视注意事项 | Tips for visiting


Visiting family and friends with dementia is important for their emotional wellbeing. However people with dementia are usually not able to initiate activities or ‘entertain’ you, the visitor. Here are a few tips you may find useful when visiting your friend or family member, whether they live at home or in residential care.

普通话 | English