Dementia

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Dementia



What is dementia

Dementia is a syndrome (a group of related symptoms) associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning.

There are many different causes of dementia, and many different types. 


People often get confused about the difference between Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia and, together with vascular dementia, makes up the majority of cases.


Help at the surgery


We can refer for dementia assessments if you have concerns about yourself or someone you care for.
We also perform annual dementia reviews for patient who are diagnosed.

Our staff are trained in signposting are are always availabke to direct you to services who can help. 


Local Demental Services