Learning disability and a diagnosis of dementia
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Learning disability and a diagnosis of dementia

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

How Admiral Nurse Jane Nickels aims to help healthcare professionals identify early age dementia in service users

For people with learning disabilities, dementia can happen at an earlier age than in the general population, but it may not be spotted until much later.

Learning Disability Practice. 23, 5, 14-15. doi: 10.7748/ldp.23.5.14.s7

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