Resources about dementia

HammondCare has developed the following resources to assist families and friends caring for older people living with dementia. For general information on dementia we recommend visiting our Dementia Centre website or Dementia Australia.

For families and friends caring for older people living with dementia

10 tips for supporting someone living with dementia

Ten tips for supporting someone living with dementia

With patience and understanding you can make a great difference in the quality of life of anyone living with dementia. Spending time with a friend or family member with dementia can be a wonderful time, but it’s also a challenge. We hope these tips will make your time together more enjoyable and rewarding.

connecting with someone specialConnecting with someone special: Tips and advice that can help you make a difference

Older people often become isolated in our community. Spending some time getting to know older friends, relatives or neighbours can be an enriching experience for both parties. With time, patience and understanding, you can become someone special in the life of a special older person.