Self Imposed Delays in Dementia Diagnoses

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More than half of those seeking a diagnosis for dementia have delayed going to their GP by at least a year, according to a survey carried out by the Alzheimer’s Society.

The charity says nearly two-thirds of people fear a diagnosis would mean their life is over. But it says an early diagnosis can actually help people to live as well as possible and wants everyone to confront head-on the challenges posed by dementia.

Read more at the BBC


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