|Related to/Also known as||Dementia|
|Symptoms of Alzheimer's
Dementia is a term used to describe various different brain disorders, that have in common a loss of brain function that is usually progressive and eventually severe.
The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer's Disease.
Symptoms of dementia include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech.
|Types||There are over 100 different types of dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease. For more information see the Alzheimer's Society website|
|Useful national contacts||
Carer Information and Support Programme (CrISP)
|Children & young people||
Explaining dementia to children and young people (Alzheimer's Society)
Resources for Children and Young People (Dementia UK)
|Online Alzheimer's resources||
• Effect of coronavirus on people living with dementia (The Brain Charity)
Coronavirus: Information for people affected by dementia (Alzheimer's Society)
Alzheimer's disease (NHS website)
Your unforgettable friend: a dementia-friendly activity booklet brought to you by Puzzler and The People’s Friend
Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)
|News and events||Carers Week 2020 is 8th-14th June
|Our Alzheimer's resources||
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Alzheimer's and on a wide range of disability related issues.
Visit our library to read our copy of the Alzheimer's Society's booklet "Talking To Children About Your Illness".