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Sharing a dementia diagnosis

Sharing a dementia diagnosis

When someone you know and may be close to is given a diagnosis of dementia, it can be difficult to know whether to tell other people. You may want to protect the person you support, or you may be worried about how people will react.

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Communicating a dementia diagnosis

Communicating a dementia diagnosis

As a clinician, part of your role may be to give someone a dementia diagnosis. Giving a diagnosis of dementia can be challenging, even for experienced clinicians. Knowing the key steps to giving a dementia diagnosis with a positive frame is helpful for your patients, family care partners and for yourself.

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Communicating a dementia diagnosis

Signposting to social care

helping people living with dementia decide what support is right for them As a healthcare professional, you may already understand how to connect people to social care. However, understanding what support is on offer and how to navigate the system can often be difficult for people with dementia and those who care for them. This article summarises key information to help the person with dementia to connect with social care.

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For care partners

Sharing a dementia diagnosis

Sharing a dementia diagnosis

When someone you know and may be close to is given a diagnosis of dementia, it can be difficult to know whether to tell other people. You may want to protect the person you support, or you may be worried about how people will react.

read more
Communicating a dementia diagnosis

Communicating a dementia diagnosis

As a clinician, part of your role may be to give someone a dementia diagnosis. Giving a diagnosis of dementia can be challenging, even for experienced clinicians. Knowing the key steps to giving a dementia diagnosis with a positive frame is helpful for your patients, family care partners and for yourself.

read more
Communicating a dementia diagnosis

Signposting to social care

helping people living with dementia decide what support is right for them As a healthcare professional, you may already understand how to connect people to social care. However, understanding what support is on offer and how to navigate the system can often be difficult for people with dementia and those who care for them. This article summarises key information to help the person with dementia to connect with social care.

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For health care professionals

Sharing a dementia diagnosis

Sharing a dementia diagnosis

When someone you know and may be close to is given a diagnosis of dementia, it can be difficult to know whether to tell other people. You may want to protect the person you support, or you may be worried about how people will react.

read more
Communicating a dementia diagnosis

Communicating a dementia diagnosis

As a clinician, part of your role may be to give someone a dementia diagnosis. Giving a diagnosis of dementia can be challenging, even for experienced clinicians. Knowing the key steps to giving a dementia diagnosis with a positive frame is helpful for your patients, family care partners and for yourself.

read more
Communicating a dementia diagnosis

Signposting to social care

helping people living with dementia decide what support is right for them As a healthcare professional, you may already understand how to connect people to social care. However, understanding what support is on offer and how to navigate the system can often be difficult for people with dementia and those who care for them. This article summarises key information to help the person with dementia to connect with social care.

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