“It is important to understand that people living with dementia do not always have the same symptoms.”
What should you do if you notice these symptoms?
Dr Beanland advised: “If someone you know is having problems with their memory, talking about it can help them get support.
“Some people are putting off a diagnosis because they think memory loss is a normal part of ageing, they don’t recognise the signs, or are just too afraid to visit their GP.
“Diagnosis can be daunting but it’s better to know.