10 October 2009

Support for people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease

People with Down's syndrome 'need help with dementia'
Guardian UK: 5 October
People with Down's syndrome are particularly prone to dementia, an expert said today, and more needs to be done to help them.

Up to half of people in their 50s with Down's syndrome can be affected by dementia, yet campaigners say the problem was barely mentioned in a recent green paper on dementia care in England. … > full story

For further information on this topic view:
  • Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease Helpsheet Alzheimer’s Australia
  • Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease booklet (2009) Alzheimer’s Australia Centre for Developmental Disability Health Victoria (CDDHV)
  • Down syndrome reading list reading list

No comments:

Post a Comment

Alzheimer's Australia NSW

Alzheimer's Australia NSW
Alzheimer's Australia NSW

Latest headlines from Library News

Library News

Total Pageviews