DipPsychPharm, MRPharmS. Locality lead pharmacist (Swindon) and non-medical prescriber at Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.
A summary of non-pharmacological therapies for patients with dementia that may be used alongside licensed medicines.
Dementia: clinical features and identificationSubscription
The prevalence of dementia is increasing with age and the social, carer and economic effects of this are now being recognised worldwide
Current pharmacological therapy for dementia aims to improve the symptoms of dementia and delay further decline.