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Unlocking diagnosis: the key to improving the lives of people with dementia

 

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Unlocking diagnosis: the key to improving the lives of people with dementia

Recommendations on how to improve UK diagnosis rates for dementia.

It found that there were problems throughout the process of diagnosis. These problems included people having poor understanding of dementia and therefore not going to see their to doctor, the issues faced by GPs and memory specialists in diagnosing people with dementia, and the problems with the quality of support offered immediately following diagnosis.