Spotlight on the brain and dementia

rob.labrum@dementiacarers.org.uk
January 1, 2022
June 20, 2022

Understanding how dementia affects different parts of the brain is useful, particularly if you are looking after someone with dementia.

The brain is the most complex organ in the body and produces every thought, memory and action, experience and feeling we have. The more we can understand the brain, the more sense emotions and behaviour will make.

You may already know that dementia is not just the brain getting older. It is caused by damage to the brain that can produce unpredictable results and symptoms.

But, did you know that there are more than 100 types of dementia? The condition affects memory, emotions, communication, behaviour, vision and motor skills – and it worsens over time.

The session is for you if you would like to …

Our courses for family carers are designed specifically for family and friends of people with dementia however we do understand that sometimes attending as a professional can be useful. It will enable you to recommend our courses to family and friends of people with dementia that you support, and to find out more about how carers feel about the issues that they face with different types of dementia. There is a cost associated with attending our courses as a professional, get in touch to find out more – 020 3096 7894 – support@dementiacarers.org.uk

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