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"DEMENTIA WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - IN MINORITY ETHNIC LANGUAGES" PROGRAM

WHATInformation on dementia in different languages.
WHYTo increase public understanding of dementia in all languages and cultures and to reduce stigma attached with dementia.
WHEREAlzheimer Scotland -Action on Dementia.
Edinburgh.


Program Description


"Dementia is the loss of mental functions such as thinking, memory, and reasoning - that is severe enough to interfere with a person's daily functioning. Dementia is not a disease itself, but rather a group of symptoms that are caused by various diseases or conditions.
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-source:webmd.com

Languages covered in the "Dementia What You Need to Know - In Minority Ethnic Languages" Program include:

Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, Urdu, and English.

Multilingual topics include:

-What is Dementia?
-Symtoms
-Health & Social Services
-Money and Legal Matters
-Don't try to manage alone

"Alzheimer Scotland" provides a wide range of services for people with dementia and their carers. Services include a telephone helpline, day care and home support. Dementia Advisors provide advice and information. Branches which work locally to raise awareness and to improve the position of people with dementia and their carers. In many towns and cities regular support groups or Dementia Caf├ęs are available for carers and people with dementia to exchange experiences, learn new information and benefit from mutual support.
source: alzscot.org


Find out more about the "Dementia What You Need to Know - In Minority Ethnic Languages" Program

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