Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Dementia

Dementia has over the last couple of years been brought into the limelight instead of being hidden away and ignored as in the past. Dementia is made up of a range of conditions such as memory loss, difficulty comprehending issues, problem solving etc and is a term used to describe those conditions, in fact there is more than 100 conditions and diseases that cause dementia including Alzheimer’s.

This section of ABLEize provides you with a ranges of websites and services to offer help, advice and a greater understanding of dementia and also aids to help those suffering with dementia as well as their family and carers.
 

25,000,000 Unique Hits and Counting

The leading dementia organisation in Scotland providing information and support as well as details of training and events. Also provides a 24 hour dementia helpline.

Offering research and drug updates and news plus alzheimers forum, clinical guidelines and FAQ.

The UK largest organisation providing advice, information and facts about alzheimer’s. Includes symptom details and living with dementia tips.

A comprehensive and trusted resource providing dementia facts, symptoms and treatment options as well as tips for helping to cope with dementia.

A group of trained, dedicated volunteers who encourage others to learn a little bit about dementia. The biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.

London based clinical research centre investigating the various forms of dementia. Site offers the latest news along with details of support services.

Provides specialist dementia nurses who give practical and emotional support to families affected by dementia. Check details of services offered in your area.

An official NHS guide to dementia with details of how to spot the signs of dementia, care, support and a number of links of interest.


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