Dementia information in BSL
Learn about common types of dementia, how to recognise symptoms, seeking a diagnosis, and living well with dementia in these British Sign Language (BSL) videos.
Watch our videos in BSL with information about how dementia affects Deaf people, the symptoms and how to get a diagnosis
If you're worried that your symptoms could be signs of dementia, use our checklist to help describe your symptoms to a GP or health professional.
Information on assessment and diagnosis
The Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service and the Specialist Deaf Service have collaborated to make sure the assessment for dementia diagnosis is in BSL and culturally accessible.
What is Alzheimer’s disease?
Information about Alzheimer’s disease, including the symptoms, causes and treatment
What is vascular dementia?
Information about vascular dementia, including the symptoms, causes and controlling symptoms
What is dementia with Lewy bodies?
Information about dementia with Lewy bodies, including the symptoms, causes and controlling symptoms
What is frontotemporal dementia?
Information about frontotemporal dementia, including the symptoms, causes and controlling symptoms
Watch our videos in BSL with information on how you can live well if you are Deaf and affected by dementia
Coping with changes in communication and behaviour
Information on the most common challenges if you are Deaf and living with dementia, as well as practical tips about how to support someone with dementia
Deaf Community dementia advice
British Deaf Association (BDA) has produced a range of BSL videos, from communication tips, to making your home dementia friendly.
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