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Providing Personalised Care for a Person Living with Dementia

Personal Care routines such as showering or using the toilet are private personal activities. When a person with dementia requires assistance with these activities this can be daunting and may lead to changes in behaviour. A person with dementia needs to be consulted and included when other tend to their care needs. This helpsheet provides an understanding and practical approaches on how to plan and include a person with dementia in their personal care.