Early Symptoms of Dementia

Memory problems particularly remembering recent events

Increasing confusion

Reduced concentration

Behaviour changes

Loss of ability to do everyday tasks

Finding it hard to carry out familiar daily tasks

Mood changes

Struggling to follow a conversation

As dementia affects a persons mental abilities, they may find planning and organising difficult, maintaining their independence may also become a problem. A person with dementia therefore usually needs help. Most types of dementia can’t be cured, but if it is detected early there are ways you can slow it down and maintain mental function.