'How to help someone with dementia who is in pain or distress' is a new leaflet from the National Council for Palliative Care and aims to help anyone looking after someone with dementia to understand and help alleviate any pain or distress they might be suffering.
It gives tips on things to look out for, including patterns or changes in behaviour that may indicate when someone is experiencing discomfort as well as including advice for relieving pain and distress, including ways to spot problems before they become serious. Author: NCPC. Publish date: December 2012.
Follow the link to access the leaflet: www.ncpc.org.uk/sites/default/files/How_Would_I_know.pdf