The term 'dementia' is used to describe the symptoms that occur
when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions.
Symptoms of dementia include loss of memory, confusion and problems
with speech and understanding.
Information on the different types of dementia including
vascular dementia, rarer causes of dementia and how dementia
progresses can be found on the Alzheimer’s society’s
The Joint Commissioning Strategy for people
with dementia in Bedford Borough is available to