Lent prompt 1: What is Dementia?

Dementia describes different brain disorders that trigger a loss of brain function. These conditions are all usually progressive.

Symptoms of dementia include memory loss, confusion and problems with speech and understanding. Dementia is a terminal condition.

Dementia itself is not a disease – it’s actually caused by lots of different diseases. The word ‘dementia’ is just an umbrella term for the symptoms caused by these diseases such as memory loss, confusion and personality change.

There are 100s of types of dementia including:

Vascular dementia

Dementia with Lewy bodies

Alzheimer’s

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