Lent Prompt 5: Dementia Incidence and symptoms

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. This will soar to 2 million by 2051.

Symptoms

  • Memory loss
  • Difficulty concentrating and planning for example following recipes.
  • Communication problems such as struggling to find right words and difficulty interpreted what is being said.
  • Confusion regarding times and places.
  • Visual and spatial awareness causing problems like feeling unsteady walking and difficulties parking.
  • Mood changes like being emotional, apathy (loss of interest) and lowered self confidence.

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