Category Archives: Dementia

Dementia Awareness Week & Occupational Therapy for Dementia

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”Almost half of UK adults would find it difficult to tell their own family if they thought they had dementia according to a poll commissioned by Alzheimer’s Society published today (Tuesday 21 May).” – Alzheimers Society

”The term ‘dementia‘ describes a set of symptoms that include loss of memory, mood changes, and problems with communication and reasoning.  There are many types of dementia.  The most common are Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia.  Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse.” – Alzheimers Society

These are quotes from the Alzheimers Socity website,  which is a valuable source of information for people who are suffering Dementia and also for their loved ones.

Please take a look at the site and help raise awareness for Dementia at ..

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Click to enter alzheimers.org.uk

The College of Occupational Therapists (COT) publish a useful leaflet about how to help people living with dementia…

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”Remember the person”

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