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​​​​​​​​Dementia and Support in the Community​

If your loved one has dementia, you will notice changes in their behaviour. Caregivers like yourself may find it difficult to cope with these challenges.

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You and your loved one can get support so that your loved one is engaged with meaningful activities at home and in the community. There are also services for caregivers to get help, such as behavioural management for their loved ones, and respite care so that caregivers can take a break.​​

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Dementia Awareness

There are different types of dementia, each with different causes and symptoms. Being aware of the common types and their diagnosis could help you to better cater to your loved one's needs.

Managing Dementia

Dementia affects not only your loved one's ability to remember, but can cause them to behave differently. In certain cases, behaviour linked to dementia, such as aggression or wandering, can be a cause for concern.

Planning Care

Here are some tips, prepared in handy PDF formats, for caregivers on how they can offer care to their loved ones who wish to continue staying in the community and enjoy their regular activities.

Providing Care

Learn about the different ways a person in the different stages of dementia talks to others, and how you can respond when communicating with them. You can also learn about ways to keep them engaged in everyday activities, using a daily routine, to keep them mentally and physically active.

Signs and Symptoms of Dementia

Keeping track of your loved one’s signs and symptoms of dementia can help you identify the condition’s progression. These behaviours are also a result of their condition, and understanding this can help you, as the caregiver, better understand why these changes are taking place, and how you can manage them.

Dementia-Friendly Singapore

Dementia affects 1 in 10 people aged 60 and older. As our population ages quickly, dementia is an issue we cannot ignore!

How You Can Play A Part

Here are some different ​roles individuals and organisations can play to make Singapore and communities more supportive for persons with dementia and their loved ones.

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