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The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford, 2a Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford, ST16 2LP

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Dementia: Todays facts

There are 40,000 younger people with dementia.
80 per cent of people living in care homes have a form of dementia or severe memory problems.
23 Million people in the UK have a close family member or friend with dementia
Dementia research is desperately underfunded. The government invests eight times less in dementia research than cancer research

This session will help you to

Recognise what dementia is and the different types of dementia
Differentiate between the early signs and symptoms of dementia and other pathologies
Understand how a diagnosis of dementia is reached and the treatments available
Become a ‘Dementia Friend’
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