Dementia – the facts BBC File on 4

By February 26, 2016Uncategorised

Dementia is the most feared disease amongst the over-50s. It is estimated that around 620,000 people in England suffer from it. But what is ‘dementia’, and what does the latest research reveal? File on 4 has the facts…

This week’s File on 4 on BBC Radio 4 offered fascinating insights into the diagnosis and treatment of dementia.The program highlights the difficulties families face in getting a correct diagnosis, but also the impact the disease can have on a day to day level.By planning ahead and creating a Lasting Power of Attorney you can make sure you have appointed people you trust to make decisions if you can’t make them yourself.

Chris Burrows

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Chris is a Senior Solicitor and is head of the firm's Private Client department.

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