Dr Louise Hopper (DCU) discusses tips for communicating with someone who has dementia (February 2018)

By |2018-06-06T08:39:42+00:00February 21st, 2018|Cafe News|

The first set of tips relate to any general conversation with someone who has dementia: Don't stop trying! Do use their name to capture attention. If the person is finding it difficult to concentrate, reduce distractions (e.g. turn down/off the radio or TV). Position yourself where the person can see you as clearly as possible [...]