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    Early Onset Dementia

    Young Peple with Dementia I too have been totally frustrated with the lack of recognition given to young people with dementia and the provision available. My husband is 56 years old and in the middle stages of Alzheimers. Having not worked since 2002 his condition was diagnosed as depression...
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    Respite worries

    Hazel/Chip Thank you so much for the information I will act on it. I am in contact with the local branch of the alzheimers association but if Im honest they have not really helped. They do have weekly meetings and I did manage to get Chris to one meeting, Im not sure what I was expecting but...
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    Respite worries

    Hazel, thanks for the information we have a visit from SW on 2nd Feb so Ill see if he has any suggestions. Because Chris is only 56 years with alzheimers we have seemed to fall between two departments. Initially Chris was under the consultant psychiatrist for the 'working age' who was part of...
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    Respite worries

    Respite Care same situation more questions I am so relieved to read this i am at exactly the same stage - or rather my mother is. I am trying to encourage her to take this option but as dad is ony 56 she os worried that hw will be placed with older people - but i guess he may not even notice...
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    Not going well

    Young People wit Dementiia - Not going well This is the first time i have looked on the discussion forum and i am not sure if i am relieved that others are going through the same thing with young children and all the struggles of poor care provision or scared witless that it really is going to...