Communicating with people with dementia

There are different ways of communicating with people who have dementia, both verbal and non-verbal. Read more on communicating with people with dementia and their carers to help you provide a more person-centred approach to communication.

Dementia communication

Mental Capacity Form

When you need to formally assess and record mental capacity in more complicated cases use the Trust mental capacity form available here (only available from computers on the Trust network).

Guidance on the Mental Capacity Act is available here.

Submitted by Alice Byram

Mental capacity form