Dementia is a term that covers several conditions but what they all have in common is the effect it has on the brain, making it work less well. The effects progress over time but a lot can be done to help people live well with Dementia.
For further information please visit the Living with Dementia in Fife website.
Additional useful websites:
- Alzheimer's Scotland (www.alzscot.org) provides a range of advice and information for people living with dementia and for relatives / carers living with someone who has dementia. It includes useful information on power of attorney, how to access support and much more.
- Care Information Scotland (www.careinfoscotland.co.uk) is not specific to one disease, but provides a wide range of information and advice on who to contact if you need help, inlcuding navigating the process of assessment, setting up care packages and where to go for financial information.