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    When someone is sure that someone means them harm...

    Sorry, yes, may not have made that clear. It was a window cleaner who turned up. An actual person, not a memory / hallucination. He's OK with mirrors at the moment.
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    When someone is convinced

    Hey thanks everyone. Thanks especially Kevin, I like your soundbite on reality, I'll try and keep that one centre stage when my gut reaction is to furrow a brow and work out how I can challenge the wrongness!
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    When someone is sure that someone means them harm...

    In this case, the window cleaner :) Now, I read on forums about a few examples of this, where you can re-position the sufferer at various times of day (parking on busy streets, lots of people walking by etc). The other day my mum had to call a doctor for a quick house visit as my dad was...
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    When someone is convinced

    Hi there, What to do when someone is convinced of something? I read books that say you shouldn't argue, you should divert. Diversion then later discussions of each memory tangle does work... Just wondered if there's some good advice? Point me to a discussion thread if there is one, I'm not...
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    When someone leaves a room...

    Morning all, I apologise first off if this is in another thread - just show me where it is and I'll gladly go there - I couldn't find anything via various searches, however, so, starting my own thread... My Dad's got a little worse with his dementia recently, so, whereas before you could sit...
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    Welcome to Talking Point - introduce yourself here

    Morning all, My Dad has dementia, he's had this for a few years now. I've joined this forum to get a little advice on a few things here and there for me to best talk to him, for him to have as good a quality of day to day life as possible and for my Mum who is looking after him in their home...