The term ‘dementia’ is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specialised diseases and conditions.  Symptoms of dementia include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech and understanding.  There are many different types of dementia although some are far more common than others and they are often named according to the condition that has caused the dementia.

Here is a list of the most common forms of diagnosed dementia.  For further information and support please visit:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Vascular dementia
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Mixed dementia
  • Early onset dementia