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Activities: a guide for carers of people with dementia

Alzheimer Scotland

This booklet is for carers who look after someone who has moderate to severe dementia and need help with planning daily activities.

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Alzheimer Scotland

This booklet is for carers who look after someone who has moderate to severe dementia and need help with planning daily activities.

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Aggression

Alzheimer's Society

People with dementia may sometimes behave in ways that are physically or verbally aggressive. This can be very distressing for the person and for those supporting them, including their family and friends. It can also often be a factor in the decision...

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Alzheimers and Dementia: key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

We all tend to get more forgetful as we get older. But dementia is different. It is a brain disease which often starts with memory problems, but goes on to affect many other parts of the brain, producing: - difficulty coping with day to day ta...

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L'Alzheimer et la démence Alzheimers and Dementia: key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

En vieillissant, nous avons tous toujours tendance à avoir une mauvaise mémoire. Mais la démence est différente. C’est une maladie du cerveau qui débute souvent par des problèmes de mémoire mais qui évolue et qui intervient sur beaucoup d’autres par...

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मनोभ्रंश Alzheimers and Dementia: key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

हम सभी जैसे-जैसे वृद्ध होते जाते हैं हमारी भूलने की प्रवृत्ति बढ़ने लगती है, लेकिन मनोभ्रंश एक रोग है। यह एक मस्तिष्क का रोग है जो प्रायः याद्दाश्त की समस्याओं के साथ शुरू होता है। बाद में यह मस्तिष्क के अन्य भागों को प्रभावित करने लगता है जिसके फलस्व...

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Otępienie (Demencja): główne fakty Alzheimers and Dementia: key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Z wiekiem wszyscy stajemy się bardziej roztargnieni i zapominalscy. Otępienie, często zwane również demencją, różni się jednak od zwykłego roztargnienia. Jest to schorzenie mózgu, które początkowo objawia się kłopotami z pamięcią, po czym rozwija s...

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老年癡呆症 Alzheimers and Dementia: key facts

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

步入老年期,人們都傾向變得健忘。但是癡呆症很不同,它是一個腦部的疾病,通常始於記憶問題,但接著會影響其他腦部位置,產生以下問題: - 難以應付日常生活 - 溝通困難 - 情緒、判斷或性格的改變

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Alzheimer's disease

the NHS website

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting almost 500,000 people in the UK. The term "dementia" describes a loss of mental ability associated with gradual death of brain cells. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition, w...

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Alzheimers Society (Website)

Alzheimer's Society

Website providing clear, comprehensive and accurate information about all forms of dementia, and about caring, legal and financial issues, social and health services and benefits. Downloadable factsheets, helpline, online discussion forum and videos ...

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Alzheimers: drug treatments

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

This leaflet is about the drugs used to treat Alzheimer's disease. It discusses how the drugs work, why they are prescribed, their side-effects and alternative treatments. Alzheimer's disease is only one of many possible causes for memory problems in...

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Aphasia

the NHS website

Aphasia is a condition that affects the brain and leads to problems using language correctly. People with aphasia make mistakes in the words they use, sometimes using the wrong sounds in a word, choosing the wrong word, or putting words together inc...

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Communicating and Language

Alzheimer's Society

We all need to communicate with other people. Communicating our needs, wishes and feelings is vital − not only to improve our quality of life, but also to preserve our sense of identity. If you need to communicate with someone with dementia, it's imp...

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Communicating with the person with dementia

Alzheimer Scotland

A factsheet about communicating and dementia. Please note: Local references may not apply.

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Alzheimer Scotland

A factsheet about communicating and dementia. Please note: Local references may not apply.

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Diagnosis and assessment

Alzheimer's Society

If you, or someone you are close to, have been feeling confused, agitated or forgetful, it may be a good idea to visit the GP. If you are concerned about someone else, you may like to suggest that you accompany them on the visit. It is possible that ...

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Enduring power of attorney and lasting powers of attorney

Alzheimer's Society

People who lack mental capacity need someone else to manage their legal, financial and health affairs. The Mental Capacity Act 2005 made provision for people to choose someone to manage not only their finances and property should they become incapabl...

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Frontotemporal dementia

the NHS website

Frontotemporal dementia is an uncommon type of dementia that mainly affects the front and sides of the brain (frontal and temporal lobes) and causes problems with behaviour and language. Dementia is the name for problems with mental abilities caus...

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Health Conditions that could affect your driving

Directgov

The law requires you to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about any condition that may affect your ability to drive safely. If you are involved in an accident and it is found that your health condition was a contributing factor, you...

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How the GP can support a person with dementia

Alzheimer's Society

GPs and GP practice staff (including practice nurses) have an important role in supporting people with dementia and their carers. It is important that people with dementia and carers have regular check-ups with their own doctor (at least once a year)...

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Alzheimer's Society

GPs and GP practice staff (including practice nurses) have an important role in supporting people with dementia and their carers. It is important that people with dementia and carers have regular check-ups with their own doctor (at least once a year)...

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Memory problems, Alzheimers and Dementia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Many of us become more forgetful as we get older. Some of us will begin to develop more serious problems which may be the first signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This leaflet discusses the possible causes of poor memory and how to seek help ...

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मनोभ्रंश Memory problems, Alzheimers and Dementia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Many of us become more forgetful as we get older. Some of us will begin to develop more serious problems which may be the first signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This leaflet discusses the possible causes of poor memory and how to seek help ...

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یادداشت کے مسائل اور ڈیمینشیا Memory problems, Alzheimers and Dementia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

کبھی نہ کبھی ہم سب کچھ نہ کچھ بھول جاتے ہیں۔ عمر کے بڑھنے کے ساتھ بھولنے کا یہ عمل تیز ہو جاتا ہے۔

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Memory problems, Alzheimers and Dementia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Many of us become more forgetful as we get older. Some of us will begin to develop more serious problems which may be the first signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This leaflet discusses the possible causes of poor memory and how to seek help ...

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内存问题,阿尔茨海默氏症和老年痴呆症 Memory problems, Alzheimers and Dementia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

Many of us become more forgetful as we get older. Some of us will begin to develop more serious problems which may be the first signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This leaflet discusses the possible causes of poor memory and how to seek help ...

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記憶の障害、アルツハイマー病、認知症 Memory problems, Alzheimers and Dementia

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

年をとると大概の人が忘れっぽくなります。中には、より深刻な物忘れに進行する人もいます。こうした記憶の障害は認知症やアルツハイマー病の最初の兆候かもしれません。このリーフレットでは、記憶の障害を起こしうる原因や、自分自身または知り合いで記憶力が落ちたと心配している人への支援について述べていきます。

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Mental Capacity Act 2005

Alzheimer's Society

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides a statutory framework to empower and protect people aged 16 and over who lack, or may lack, capacity to make certain decisions for themselves because of illness, a learning disability, or mental health problems. ...

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Mild cognitive impairment

Alzheimer's Society

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a relatively recent term, used to describe people who have some problems with their memory but do not actually have dementia. This factsheet explains the link between MCI and dementia, and looks at possible treatmen...

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Milk's in the Oven (The)

Mental Health Foundation

This leaflet explains how people with dementia behave and feel, it also aims to provide young people with information about the illness and how to cope with knowing someone who was dementia.

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Moving into a care home - advice for lesbian, gay and bisexual people

Alzheimer's Society

Making the decision to move into a care home is never easy, for the person with dementia, their partner or relatives - whatever the person's sexual orientation. However, in spite of recent improvements in law to protect their rights, lesbian, gay and...

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Progression of dementia (The)

Alzheimer's Society

Each person experiences dementia in their own way, but it can be helpful to think of the way it progresses as a series of stages. This factsheet outlines the characteristics of early, middle and late stage Alzheimer's disease, and briefly looks at ho...

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Progression of dementia (The) Listen online

Alzheimer's Society

Each person experiences dementia in their own way, but it can be helpful to think of the way it progresses as a series of stages. This factsheet outlines the characteristics of early, middle and late stage Alzheimer's disease, and briefly looks at ho...

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PSEN1 Test

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: PS1; PS-1; AD3; Presenilin 1; S182 To screen for a rare mutation in the PSEN1 gene known to be associated with Early Onset Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (EOFAD)

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Supporting lesbian, gay and bisexual people with dementia

Alzheimer's Society

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people with dementia, and their carers, partners, friends and relatives, face many challenges - not only the challenges that people who are not in same sex relationships experience, but possibly many more. This factshe...

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The Care Act (Easy Read)

Department of Health and Social Care

The Care Act is a new law about care and support for adults in England. Care and support means lots of different things for different people. It depends on what you need but can include things like: help to get out of bed, ...

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This is me - This leaflet will help you support me in an unfamiliar place

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's Society has launched a new leaflet to support people with dementia who are going into hospital. This is me is intended to provide professionals with information about the person with dementia as an individual. It is not a m...

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Time to talk? Starting end of life care conversations with people affected by dementia

Dying Matters

A friend or relative has just been diagnosed with dementia. Perhaps you had suspected it for a while. Somtimes it can come as a shock, sometimes diagnosis can actually be a relief. But what can you say to them, how can you help them plan for the end ...

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Understanding and respecting the person with dementia

Alzheimer's Society

It's very important that people with dementia are treated with respect. It is important to remember that a person with dementia is still a unique and valuable human being, despite their illness. This factsheet looks at ways that you can help the pers...

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Understanding and respecting the person with dementia

Alzheimer's Society

It's very important that people with dementia are treated with respect. It is important to remember that a person with dementia is still a unique and valuable human being, despite their illness. This factsheet looks at ways that you can help the pers...

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Understanding Dementia Listen online

Alzheimer's Society

The word ‘dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These changes are often small to start with, but for someone with dementia they have become severe enough to aff...

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Understanding Dementia

Alzheimer's Society

The word ‘dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These changes are often small to start with, but for someone with dementia they have become severe enough to aff...

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Understanding Dementia

Alzheimer's Society

The word ‘dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These changes are often small to start with, but for someone with dementia they have become severe enough to aff...

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Vascular dementia

the NHS website

Vascular dementia is a common type of dementia caused by reduced blood flow to the brain. It's estimated to affect around 150,000 people in the UK. Dementia is the name for problems with mental abilities caused by gradual changes and damage in the...

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What is Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting around 417,000 people in the UK. The term 'dementia' is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. This factsheet outlin...

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What is Alzheimer's disease? Listen online

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting around 417,000 people in the UK. The term 'dementia' is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. This factsheet outlin...

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What is Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's Society

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting around 417,000 people in the UK. The term 'dementia' is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. This factsheet outlin...

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Worried someone close to you is losing their memory?

Department of Health and Social Care

Many people suffer from memory loss as they get older. But if it starts to happen on a regular basis, it could be the early signs of dementia. The leaflet gives more information on the signs to look for and advice on encouraging the person to vi...

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Younger people with dementia

Alzheimer's Society

There are more than 16,000 younger people with dementia in the UK. However, this number is likely to be an under-estimate, and the true figure may be up to three times higher. The symptoms of dementia may be similar whatever a person's age, but young...

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