This session aims to explain how dementia can affect language and communication. There will be an opportunity to explore the emotional impact of a breakdown in communication / relationships for a carer and the person with dementia and to identify strategies to help establish effective and meaningful interactions.
This session is for you if:
- you would like to gain a better understanding of how communication can be affected for a person with dementia
- you would like to learn about different strategies to support a persons ability to communicate and understand
- you want to spend time with experienced healthcare professionals who will answer your questions in a safe, supportive environment
- you would like to meet other people who are taking care of a friend or family member with dementia in a similar situation