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AgeUKIG47 Caring for someone with dementia

A practical guide to help you
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIG48 Living with Early Stage Dementia

Living well in the present and planning for the future
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIG55 At Home with Dementia

Tips for making your home dementia friendly
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIG56 Your mind matters

Ideas and tips for emotional well being
Source: Age UK

FS62 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

This relates to people who lack mental capacity who need to be placed or detained in care homes or hospitals for their own safety
Source: Age UK
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For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.