DEMENTIA & THE LOCAL CHURCH. Presentation by Roger Hitchings. IMPORTANCE OF SUBJECT. Many people feel fear and anxiety about Dementia Dementia is a reality 820,000 dementia sufferers in UK . 550,000 caregivers . Affects many people through family or friends
Presentation by Roger Hitchings
Many people feel fear and anxiety about Dementia
Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to a condition that results from organic/neurological damage to the brain.
It is a PHYSICAL condition which has nearly 100 different causes including Alzheimer’s Disease, stroke, head trauma, metabolic disorders etc.
Our concern is with people not simply a condition.
It is possible to continue to live normally for some time: