Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

Diagnosis & Beyond


The diagnosis of a dementia is made by a medical doctor – either a General Practitioner or a hospital doctor such as a Geriatrician...

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It must be pointed out that there is currently no cure for dementia and there are no disease modifying drugs available to combat the condition..

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There are a number of support services now available to help people with dementia and their caregivers cope with a diagnosis and with everyday life after a diagnosis. 

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Information on medication and finances