Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

Diagnosis & Beyond

Diagnosis

The diagnosis of a dementia is made by a medical doctor – either a General Practitioner or a hospital doctor such as a Geriatrician...

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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology can promote safety and well-being and help people with dementia to maintain their independence in a number of ways.

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Support

There are a number of support services now available to help people with dementia and their caregivers cope with a diagnosis and with everyday life after a diagnosis. 

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Information on Medications and Finance    

This booklet covers medications for memory loss and lifestyle advice.  The booklet also explains Enduring Power of Attorney and gives some tips around managing personal finances.

 

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Interventions

It must be pointed out that there is currently no cure for dementia and there are no disease modifying drugs available to combat the condition.

 

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