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Dementia guide for GPs

NHS England has published a new dementia toolkit to help GPs make more timely diagnosis of the crippling condition and, importantly, what they can do in terms of vital post-diagnostic support.

The support covers many areas and is mainly directed at the person with the diagnosis or their carer. It relates to both emotional support and practical task-based help, including specific interventions such as cognitive stimulation therapy. More .....