Young Onset Dementia: A Guide to Recognition, Diagnosis, and Supporting Individuals with Dementia and their Families

Hilda Hayo, Alison Ward, Jackie Parkes

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

This book is for health and social care professionals to provide information and insight into the experiences of people and families living with a diagnosis of young onset dementia. The aim of this book is to increase the knowledge and skills of these professionals in the early recognition, diagnosis and post diagnostic support of younger people with dementia and their families. The book considers the experiences of people and their families living with a diagnosis of young onset dementia. In exploring these experiences it provides practical learning points to implement into practice to provide a better understanding of what it means to live with a diagnosis of young onset dementia and how to provide appropriate support and care. This is a clinically focused book, with some personal experiences provided through case study examples.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages192
ISBN (Electronic)9781784503833
ISBN (Print)9781785921179
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2018

Keywords

  • Young onset dementia
  • Dementia

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  • Impacts

    Helping Northampton Filmhouse become more dementia friendly through the Dementia Friendly Organisation Awards

    Alison Ward (Principal Investigator), Michelle Pyer (Principal Investigator) & Kathleen Mortimer (Facilitator)

    Impact: 03: Good Health and Well-Being (UN SDG), Cultural impacts, Quality of life impacts, Health and Well-Being impacts

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