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About dementia

Dementia affects people in different ways, depending on the type of dementia. The impact can be physical, emotional and psychological, and can also profoundly change the practicalities of everyday life. Use the links below to find out more about the different types of dementia and check out our range of information leaflets

Dementia information

What is dementia, how to get a diagnosis and how to reduce your risk of dementia or delay it’s impact

What is dementia

Types of dementia

Dementia is the broad term used to describe a number of different conditions affecting the brain. Find out more about the most common types of dementia

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Young onset dementia

Our young onset dementia section features information about young onset dementia, life with the condition, as well as a listing of young onset dementia related resources such as films, books, blogs and publications to help you to feel better informed and supported

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