Dr Catherine Quinn

What’s in a name? How family carers understand dementia

Posted on 24 February 2016 by WISERD

The ‘Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia 2020’ focuses on the need to improve the public’s awareness of dementia; one common misconception about dementia is that it is a normal part of ageing. Another area identified in the report is the need to improve diagnosis rates, with current figures indicating that only 59% of those estimated
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