This guide is for family carers providing care for a person with dementia. It includes practical information about how to support a person experiencing behaviours and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).
Each of the 12 modules relates to a specific behaviour or psychological symptom and includes:
A description of the behaviour or psychological symptom and what it looks like in dementia.
Potential causes and when it is most likely to occur
How it affects the person with dementia and others
What can be done to help
An example of a family’s experience with BPSD
The modules are:
Overview of behaviours in dementia
Delusions and hallucinations
Sleep pattern changes
Socially inappropriate behaviours