Hidden in plain sight: dementia and learning disability26 April 2018
Depite people with learning disabilities being more likely to get dementia - they are barely visible in government dementia policy.
Dementia is a condition associated with a decline in the brain’s cognitive ability. There are various types of dementia, with two of the most common being Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia.
Psychosocial interventions for people with down's syndrome and dementia1 September 2002
People with Down's Syndrome have a very high risk of developing dementia at an early age. This project set out to develop a psychosocial assessment to assist the identification of dementia among this group of people.