Overview of dementia
Whats brain health got to do with it?
Person centred dementia care- IN PROGRESS

Dementia symptoms

1. Changes in cognition

Memory loss

Difficulties reasoning and solving problems

Difficulties processing ideas and thoughts

Difficulties planning and putting a plan into action

Difficulties with their coordination and motor functions

Communication difficulties


2. Psychological changes

The person could be more anxious than before

Everyday preferences such as likes and dislikes can change

The person can display inappropriate behaviour

Personality changes can occur