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Diagnosis: Let’s look at what happens in practice

Posted in Dementia Awareness Week, Diagnosis, and Research

Getting a diagnosis of a dementia can be a very complicated process. It not only involves the patient themselves, but family members or friends, a number of different health professionals, and various assessments and medical tests. If a person is experiencing symptoms of a less common form of dementia, is…

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More Research needed into Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Communities and Dementia Care

Posted in LGBT, and Research

Last month the National Care Forum published a welcome good practice paper focusing on dementia care and LGBT communities. It includes discussion of the ‘Over the Rainbow’ project that I did last year with some support from DEEP, The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project. The National Care Forum’s paper offers…

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