Practice Guidance

Dementia, types and symptoms: quick guide

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Key points Dementia is an umbrella term describing symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by certain diseases or conditions. Those symptoms can include memory loss, mood changes, and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. According to Alzheimer’s Society’s report United Against Dementia (2019): There are about 850,000 people with dementia in the UK. […]

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