Practice Guidance

Dementia diagnosis: quick guide

description_of_image_used_in_dementia_diagnosis_quick_guide_memory_loss_greenapple78_fotolia Photo: greenapple78/Fotolia

Introduction

Key messages It is conventional wisdom that people with dementia need a diagnosis and that they need it sooner rather than later. Although this wisdom is plausible, there is little evidence that earlier recognition of dementia improves individuals’ quality of life and social workers need to be attentive to the impact of a diagnosis in […]

You need to be a logged-in Community Care Inform subscriber to view this article

If you have an Inform subscription, log in here

If you having difficulties logging in, please contact our helpdesk

Find out more about how to subscribe to Inform