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Dementia and People with Learning Disabilities

September 18 2009

This document jointly published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Psychological Society provides guidance on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support of people with learning disabilities who develop dementia.

Download Dementia and People with Learning Disabilities: guidance on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support of people with learning disabilities who develop dementia

The guidance draws on comprehensive evidence based research and it brings together in partnership the expertise of some of the most eminent professionals currently working in services dealing directly with people with learning disabilities and their families.

The guidance should be used and implemented by everyone working with people with learning disabilities including health and social care professionals, service providers, commissioners, care staff and families.

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