The word ‘dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language, and often changes in mood, perception or behaviour.
Types of dementia
There are many different types of dementia. Some are more common than others and each of them will affect a person differently.
Symptoms and diagnosis
Advice on managing some common symptoms of dementia, and information on getting a diagnosis.
Drug and non-drug treatments that can help lessen some of the symptoms of dementia and help someone to live well with it.
Risk factors and prevention
Information about the risk factors associated with dementia and how you can reduce your risk.