Tests for Alzheimer’s disease

Tests for Alzheimer’s disease

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s earlier, new tests and what they mean for the public There are a lot of conditions that cause memory loss, but Alzheimer’s is probably the one that worry people most. There’ve been recent developments in testing, but is the ability to diagnose...
Types of Dementia – Alzheimer’s and Vascular Dementia

Types of Dementia – Alzheimer’s and Vascular Dementia

Dementia is a group of diseases, involving loss of memory, cognitive function and behavioural change. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s and the second most common is vascular dementia. We investigate how these types are different, both in terms of...
Carer challenges – Help for Carers

Carer challenges – Help for Carers

For every person with dementia, there is usually 3 or 4 people who are involved in the care. Carers have a crucial and under recognised role in keeping people with dementia out of hospital and well cared for in the home. Tonic TV | T-S160 | S06Ep07