What can you do if you think you or a loved one is suffering from dementia ?
First and foremost you must always consult with your GP, as sometimes the symptoms of Dementia can be caused by other things for example a urinary tract infection (UTI) and this needs to be checked out.
If necessary your GP may refer you to a specialist team such as THE MEMORY ASSESSMENT TEAM who a dedicated group of professionals who understand "Cognitive difficulties" and they can be contacted on any of the numbers below if necessary.
The important thing is , if you suspect there is an issue DONT DELAY get it checked out and don't be embarrassed there are hundreds of people facing the same issues as you.
All blogs are written or edited by Cllr Pam Redford & Cllr Trevor Wright