Delays in the diagnosis of Dementia are still common
The assessment and management of people affected by dementia can seem complex. Communicating the diagnosis with patients, care givers and other health professional is essential for establishing connections with programs, services along with long term planning.
Early Diagnosis is the most important step in Dementia care
Early Diagnosis allows people with dementia and their families to receive timely practical information, advice and support. A diagnosis provides access to drug and non-drug therapies that may improve cognition.
Connecting patients to community supports improves Dementia Care
Programs offered by various Alzheimer Societies, such as First Link, Have the potential to significantly impact the quality of life of patients living with Alzheimer’s Disease and related Dementias.