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How does dementia change a person’s behaviour?

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Intended audience group: 1

Group 1: Unpaid carers*, paid carers, volunteers, people living with conditions and personal assistants of care when funding may be used from personal health budgets for continuous healthcare.

 

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Topic
Dementia, Personalised Care: Challenging Behaviour,
Aims and Objectives

Information for carers about behaviours a person with dementia might develop.

As a person’s dementia progresses, they may begin to behave in ways that other people find difficult to understand. This can be one of the most difficult aspects of living with dementia, both for the person with the condition and those around them.

Changes in behaviour are sometimes the first sign that someone has dementia. For some people, they can come on gradually and can be hard to recognise at first. For others, the changes can be more sudden.

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Location
Frequency / Length
not applicable
Resource / Organisation
Alzheimer's Society
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Webpages with links
Cost, Funded or Free
Free
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