Non-verbal communication techniques

Hello everyone, has a great piece this week about non-verbal communication with people with dementia. Sometimes our words are misunderstood, and body language can say far more. Take a moment to read more (link to article is below) about the 6 nonverbal communication techniques that can make caregiving easier with your residents:

  • Be patient and calm
  • Keep voice, face and body relaxed and positive
  • Be consistent
  • Make eye contact and respect personal space
  • Use gentle touch to reassure
  • Observe their nonverbal reactions

Have a great week! 


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *