Dementia Explained

We are really excited to let you know that we have collaborated with leading dementia and intellectual disabilities expert Diana Kerr to produce “Dementia Explained.”

1 in 3 people with Down syndrome and 1 in 10 people with intellectual disabilities over the age of 50 have dementia.

This module is a great opportunity to make sure your staff can:

–  Explain what dementia means and describe the different types of dementia.

–  Understand how dementia affects people with intellectual disabilities.

–  Describe the changes in the brain that a person with dementia experiences.

–  Understand how changes in the brain impact the reality for people with dementia.

–  Identify the early signs of dementia and explain the importance of diagnosis.

–  Identify the early signs of dementia and explain the importance of diagnosis.

For more information visit our learning modules page here.

 

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