- Dementia affects 1% of adult population, 5% of people over the age of 65 (1 in 20 people) and 20-25% of people over the age of 80. As the population is ageing, there are more elderly people than ever who suffer from memory loss symptoms, who require a formal assessment, diagnosis and treatment.
- The list of disorders assessed, identified and managed includes;
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Vascular dementia, due to strokes
- Lewy body dementia
- Parkinson’s disease dementia
- Fronto temporal dementia
- Other types of dementia