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Dementia Challengers

This is a signposting website for people caring for a relative, partner or spouse who has dementia. There are links to information and advice, and carers write of their own experiences of caring. The site is written in a chatty and friendly way, and offers a wide range of information.

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For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.
Services providing information and advice, or treatment, for illnesses and conditions related to mental health.