Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Unlocking diagnosis: the key to improving the lives of people with dementia

Unlocking diagnosis: the key to improving the lives of people with dementia:
This report makes recommendations on action that can be taken to increase the number of people with dementia with a diagnosis in the UK. It found that there were problems throughout the process of diagnosis. These problems included people having poor understanding of dementia and therefore not going to see their to doctor, the issues faced by GPs and memory specialists in diagnosing people with dementia, and the problems with the quality of support offered immediately following diagnosis.

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