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Supporting someone with dementia during COVID-19

Updated: Aug 31

Supporting a person with dementia during this challenging time may be difficult. They will be confined to home more than they might be used to and could experience confusion, frustration and put additional stress on their carer.

Here's some useful tips to assist in making things a little easier.

  • Keep it simple

  • Limit news time

  • Keep a routine

  • Accept offers of help

  • Prevention and good hygiene

  • Social distancing

  • Manage wellbeing

  • Have a back up plan

  • Stay active

  • Continue accessing support networks

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