Skip to Main Content

Changes in Behaviour


Dementia Australia resources



CareForDementia on the App Store (

CareForDementia - App on Google Play

This App was developed to provide information and support for carers in their role of caring for persons with behavioural changes that can occur in dementia. Information on what these behaviours look like, why they might be happening and what you can do to help is included for those most commonly reported by carers. Understanding why behavioural changes are occurring can help to manage the behaviour.

Compatible with smartphone and tablet, this app is part of suite of resources based on the DBMAS Behaviour Management – A Guide to Good Practice: Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia.


An app developed to provide guidance for clinicians in their role of assisting residential aged care facility staff, community care staff and family members caring for persons living with dementia, who present with behavioural and psychological symptoms.

The content of the App is based on the document Behaviour Management – A Guide to Good Practice: Managing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (2012).

A Clinician’s BPSD Guide - Apps on Google Play

A Clinician’s BPSD Guide on the App Store (

Video content

Dr. John Zeisel on Innovative Approaches to Alzheimer's Care

Teepa Snow - Challenging Behavior

Stepping Into Dementia’s Reality: Advice From Teepa Snow


Journal articles and resources