After a diagnosis

After receiving a diagnosis of dementia, it is important to consider what to do next. To help with this, you may want to find out more about dementia so that you can get a better idea of what to expect.

You may also want to think about driving, health, legal decisions, working, money and benefits. Planning for the future can make things easier to manage later on so take advantage of all the advice, services and support available to you.

For more information and details of sources of support, read our factsheet After a diagnosis.

You may also want to look at our Living with dementia section

Watch Linda's story about getting a diagnosis and keeping active (duration 2:46)

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