Treatments for dementia There is currently no cure for dementia. However, there are drugs and non-drug treatments that can lessen a person’s symptoms. Advice Drugs There is currently no cure for dementia, but there is dementia medication that can help with some of the symptoms. Here we explain what is available. Advice Person-centred care Person-centred care involves tailoring a person's care to their interests, abilities, history and personality. Advice Talking therapies In psychological therapy or ‘talking therapy’ sessions, a person will be supported to talk about how their thoughts and feelings affect their mood and behaviour. Research Alternative therapies Some alternative therapies might benefit people with dementia. They work by treating the conditions related to dementia, such as sleep problems or agitation.