A little support makes a big difference

Take steps to avoid physical injury when caring for your loved one

If you have to move or lift the person you are caring for, seek advice from your doctor or an allied health professional to reduce your risk of injury.

If you live together, making dementia-friendly modifications to your home will benefit you and the person you care for.

Have an Occupational Therapist visit your house to help create practical changes, which may enable the person you care for to require less physical support.

The National Dementia Helpline is a free service that provides information and advice to all people who would like to know more about dementia or access services and support.

Dementia Australia’s national library service offers print and digital resources about dementia. Explore information related to these tips by accessing the library guide.