Spotlight on the hidden challenges of dementia

rob.labrum@dementiacarers.org.uk
January 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Memory difficulties are widely known as a dementia symptom, but did you know that there are lots of other challenges people can face as a result of dementia? 

These can range from visual changes, problems with planning and organising, difficulty responding appropriately to social cues or changes to sensations such as taste and touch. These challenges can sometimes mean the person experiences stress and distress, and can often be excluded from social situations or shared experiences. 

This session introduces the various ways a person with dementia may be affected that you may not have had the opportunity to consider before.

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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The hidden challenges of dementia
Memory difficulties are widely known as a dementia symptom, but did you know that there are lots of other challenges people can face as a result of dementia? Find out more in our online session.
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