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Signs of Dementia Often First Detected at Christmas? (BBC News / NHS England)

Summary Professor Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older Peoples’ Mental Health, has written briefly about the role of family and friends in identifying early signs of dementia when meeting older people / relatives over Christmas. … Continue reading

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Difficult Conversations in Dementia (Dementia, Department of Health)

Summary A “Ten Step Toolkit for Clinicians Involved in End of Life Discussions” has been published, which offers guidance for people dealing with dementia patients and their families. This handbook, written by Clive Lewis OBE DL, is based on the principles from his … Continue reading

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