Dementia Friendly Days Out

Dementia Friendly Days Out

When you are living with dementia it’s crucial to get out and enjoy as much of life as you possibly can. Days out can often seem daunting for both caregivers and those with dementia, but they need not be. With some planning and forethought, there’s so much that can be...
Alarming rise in A&E admissions for dementia patients

Alarming rise in A&E admissions for dementia patients

Emergency admissions for dementia patients aged over 65 have reached an alarming record high.  Nationally, there were 368,044 emergency admissions in 2017/18, the highest since records began in 2012/13. As a result, many Accident and Emergency departments across the...
When you suspect dementia

When you suspect dementia

It can be incredibly hard to approach a loved one for the first time to tell them you think they may have dementia. But with dementia cases on the rise it is a conversation that many of us will have had to have. How can we approach our families or friends, and is...
Young Onset Dementia explained

Young Onset Dementia explained

We all understand that dementia is a decline in mental ability, and it’s an illness we traditionally associate with older people. But recently, there has been an increasing focus on young onset dementia. What is it, what are the signs and can be it be treated?...