Dementia Web - Dementia Information Resource for Oxfordshire

DementiaWeb - Dementia Information Resource for Oxfordshire

Types of Dementia

Types of Dementia

Dementia is not always caused by Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Society has produced an excellent range of factsheets about diseases and conditions that can cause dementia. To read these factsheets, please select from the following list:

N.B. If you would like to print one of the Alzheimer's Society factsheets (above), there is a PDF logo to click on at the top right corner of each factsheet. This allows you to download a fully printable version of the factsheet.

Is a Diagnosis Important?

Different types of dementia have different treatments. Also, some people may experience dementia like symptoms caused by other conditions, such as thyroid problems, vitamin deficiency, or even depression. It is crucial to get the right treatment, at the right time, so getting a diagnosis is very important. : funded and managed by Guideposts with support from the Big Lottery Fund