Dementia is a result of critical damage being caused to the brain over an extended period of time. In most cases, this damage is caused by different diseases and the symptoms that accompany them. These symptoms vary according to the part of the brain that is damaged and each person will experience the condition in a different way. Because of this, it can be difficult to identify the initial signs that indicate a person may be struggling with the condition.
Therefore, in order to diagnose as early as possible, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of dementia, some of which are listed below. Click the headers for more detailed information on each sign and symptom of dementia.
For more information on the signs and symptoms of dementia please visit nhs.uk.