Dementia describes a group of symptoms that may include memory loss, difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language, and sometimes changes in mood or behaviour.
Our resources will give you more information including how to spot the early signs of dementia and how to help someone with dementia live life to the full.
We all have moments of forgetfulness, this however does not mean we are suffering from dementia. Would you know how to recognise the signs of dementia in your parent?
It can be quite frightening thinking about caring for elderly people with dementia, especially those closest to us. Fortunately, there are lots of sources support through the NHS, social services and voluntary organisations as well as businesses.
Being a full-time or part-time carer of someone with dementia can be challenging. It is important to look after yourself so you can continue to support your loved one in the best way possible.
There are different types of dementia and they can share similar symptoms, which makes diagnosing the different types of dementia complicated.