GPs and GP practice staff (including practice nurses) have an important role in supporting people with dementia and their carers.
GPs and the practice team (eg nurses and healthcare assistants) can offer a range of support to a person with dementia, including:
After someone is diagnosed with dementia and as it progresses, they and the people close to them may have many different, conflicting feelings.
When you've been told you have dementia, there are probably people you want to turn to first or who it's important to tell. Read our advice on talking about dementia, including having conversations with children of different age groups.
Introducing Jem Bhatt, Alzheimer's Society PhD student. She is part of our Dementia Research Leaders programme that supports people from biomedical, clinical and social science backgrounds.
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Find out why receiving a professional diagnosis is an important step to living well with dementia.