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Dementia Help

At Manor Pharmacy, we engage in active training to ensure that our staff are able to assist with people suffering from dementia. Our pharmacies and online team are there to help make your customer journey with Manor Pharmacy as simple as possible.

If you have any concerns, please speak to the pharmacist on duty or if shopping online, contact our Customer Service team.

What is Dementia?

Dementia is a disease that affects the brain and there are different variations, with the most well-known being Alzheimer's. As well as Alzheimer's disease there is also vascular dementia, Picks disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.

Different types of dementia affect the brain in different ways and at different rates. Many additional factors can also affect the speed and severity, including a person's environment or personal situations. 

Symptoms of Dementia

The most common is memory loss or having difficulty thinking or processing information.

Due to the nature of the disease, it is not uncommon for a person suffering from dementia will experience mild to extreme behavioural changes. Sometimes these will be unpredictable but can be triggered by certain stressful or overwhelming situations.

Helpful Links:

Dementia Friends

Alzheimer's Research UK

Dementia UK