Find information on some common symptoms of dementia and ways to manage them, the process of getting an assessment, and what to do after a diagnosis.
Dementia can cause a number of different symptoms and changes. Here we explain some of these changes and suggest practical ways to manage with them.
If you or someone close to you is experiencing changes such as memory loss, confusion or language difficulties, it’s a good idea to visit your GP.
How dementia progresses
Although everyone experiences dementia in their own individual way, it can be helpful to think of the progression of dementia as a series of stages.
The brain and dementia
Knowing more about the brain may help someone caring for a person with dementia to understand the condition and support them better