What Does Dementia Feel Like?

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by Wendy Henderson |

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This informative and moving video from Social Care Institute for Excellence explains some of the things a person with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease experiences on a daily basis. We’re taken through an average day through the eyes of a dementia patient and listen as she details her confusion and trains of thought.

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The film powerfully demonstrates some of the confusing and often frightening occurrences dementia patients go through, some of which you’d expect, such as having trouble remembering where they are or who different people are, but some of the symptoms are more physical— and eyesight problems are common. We get to see how unpredictable dementia can be and how difficult it is for caregivers and patients.

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