Frequently asked questions about dementia

Frequently asked questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions about  dementia.

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Dementia is a result of physical changes in the brain. The way these changes happen and the effect that has on the person varies according to the type of dementia and the individual person affected.  More information about the different forms of dementia and how the brain is affected can be found here. 


If you are worried that you or someone you know is showing signs of dementia, see your GP for a full assessment.

For information and support, contact your local Alzheimers organisation.