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Managing expectations about dementia

Understand and process your feelings

Sharing a dementia diagnosis

Sharing a dementia diagnosis

When someone you know and may be close to is given a diagnosis of dementia, it can be difficult to know whether to tell other people. You may want to protect the person you support, or you may be worried about how people will react.

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Communicating a dementia diagnosis

Communicating a dementia diagnosis

As a clinician, part of your role may be to give someone a dementia diagnosis. Giving a diagnosis of dementia can be challenging, even for experienced clinicians. Knowing the key steps to giving a dementia diagnosis with a positive frame is helpful for your patients, family care partners and for yourself.

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