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My husband was diagnosed with frontal lobe dementia 4 years ago following memory clinic tests and other specific head scans. See Gp for medication. He goes to wonderful day care care 3 times weekly which we pay for. I just feel he needs an up to date assessment for his mental health as obviously he has deteriorated in 4 years. How can this be arranged please?
I am wondering if anyone could tell me the statistics on how many people per year are diagnosed with korsakof syndrome. I have searched the internet for info but it just gives me the symptoms. Also if anyone knows of any residential places in the greater Manchester area that are specifically for people with korsakoff I would be grateful. X
Last winter while vacationing in Az my husband had renal failure and during his hospital stay they diagnosed him with vascular dementia. At the time, he was very confused and they said he wasn't going to get better. Well, once we got his physical problems under control we returned to ND.He has improved immensely. He insists that he wants to go back to AZ this winter but our children think the climate change will make him sick again. Does anyone know if the change in climate or altitude effects dementia?
Once again her look returned to the pair on the seat opposite. They too were eating a picnic, except their appeared to be home-made, being brought out of plastic containers from a small rucksack. As they ate, they seemed to chat animatedly, clearly very comfortable with each other. He was probably Jake's age so that wasn't too much of a surprise. "Wait until Jake becomes a teenager!" her wiser and more experienced friends had warned her. "You won't know what has hit you!"
This story isn't about dementia as such, but it does touch on issues such as loss, grieving, caring for a loved one and making assumptions about people and situations... It is entitled 'Me Day'.
With an audible sigh, Laura plonked herself down on the park bench. It was hot and she was tired but it was SO good to take the weight off her feet for a while. It was particularly good because she was halfway through an extremely rare and infinitely valuable
Updated 27-07-2014 at 03:25 PM by Laurence