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Helping primary care to support people with dementia

Are you worried about Dementia?

April 7 2014

This leaflet produced by the Lewy Body Society explains the main symptoms and causes of dementia. It also outlines the distinct symptoms associated with Lewy body dementia.

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People with Lewy body dementia may experience difficulties with attention and walking, hallucinations or sleep disorders.

In the later stages people with Lewy body dementia may experience unusual behaviours such as agitation, restlessness or shouting out. They may also be more prone to falls as a consequence of increasing difficulty with walking, and experience problems with speaking and swallowing.

For more information visit the Lewy Body Society website www.lewybody.org.

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