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    Dementia Professional

    Dementia, It shows that the age-specific dementia incidence is declining. However, the number of people with dementia in England and Wales is likely to increase by 57% from ...

    Lewy Body Dementia Conditions

    Lewy Body Dementia, You may have come across information describing some of the common symptoms of early stage dementia . Memory problems are not always the main symptoms of the ons...

    Memory Loss and Dementia Conditions

    Memory Loss and Dementia, Driving may be dangerous and not possible for someone with dementia. Lewy body dementia Lewy body dementia is a particular form of ...

    Causes of dementia Symptoms Diagnosis Prevention

    Medication and Treatment for Dementia Conditions

    Medication and Treatment for Dementia, Research continues looking for new medicines to help with dementia. How do treatments for dementia work? Medicines for demen...

    Causes of Memory Loss and Dementia Conditions

    Causes of Memory Loss and Dementia, Most cases are caused by Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, or dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). All these types of dementia...

    Frontotemporal Dementia Professional

    Frontotemporal Dementia, Synonyms: Pick complex, Pick's dementia, Pick's disease See separate related article Dementia . This is a progressive dementia, f...

    Vascular Dementia Professional

    Vascular Dementia, Synonym: vascular cognitive impairment See related separate articles Dementia, Supporting the Family of People with Dementia and Alzheimer'...

    Supporting the Family of People with Dementia Professional

    Supporting the Family of People with Dementia, See the separate article Dementia for further information about the condition itself. Definition  "Dementia ...

    Dementia with Lewy Bodies Professional

    Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Standard informant interviews may help improve sensitivity (eg, the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) . [ 6 ] Different...

    Charles Bonnet Syndrome Conditions

    Conditions capable of producing complicated visual hallucinations, often with colour and dramatic appearance: Dementia , particularly Lewy body dementia . Lewy body demen...

    Alzheimer's Disease Professional

    Normal ageing Other forms of dementia - see separate article  Dementia . There is often significant overlap. Normal pressure hydrocephalus . , alzheimer's disease...

    Screening for Cognitive Impairment Professional

    See separate Dementia and Supporting the Family of People with Dementia  articles. The rest of this article deals with the screening tests that can be used to detect cogni...

    Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Professional

    Cortical basal ganglionic degeneration. Dementia with Lewy bodies . Dementia in motor neurone disease. EEG in dementia and encephalopathy.

    Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy Professional

    Cognitive deficits were seen in 59%, migraine in 38%, psychiatric symptoms in 30% and epilepsy in 10%. Dementia may start as early as age 35 and, by age 45, over 50% have features of ...

    Mild Cognitive Impairment Professional

    The following list is far from all-inclusive: MCI is common in patients with Parkinson's disease and frequently progresses to dementia. [ 10 ] Dementia with Lewy bod...

    Parkinson's Disease Conditions

    However, if you have PD you have an increased risk of developing dementia. About half of people with PD develop dementia at some stage. If dementia occurs, it tends to devel...

    Safeguarding Adults Conditions

    They may appear to be symptoms of dementia or signs of the elderly person's frailty. Examples of adult abuse include: General signs of abuse Frequent arguments between the care...

    Weight Loss (Unintentional) Conditions

    Examples include coeliac disease , Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis . Dementia People in the early stages of dementia may appear to get by reasonably well but, ...

    Charles Bonnet Syndrome Professional

    Impaired conscious level. Dementia (particularly Lewy body dementia). [ 8 ] Intoxication. Metabolic abnormalities.

    Prevention of Falls in the Elderly Conditions

    Confusion: this can be due to medicines, brain problems such as dementia (see below) or general illnesses such as infections. Drop attacks: this describes sudden falls in which there is no...

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