Originally posted in the Bambu Care Champions community.
Unfortunately, getting a dementia diagnosis is not a clear cut process. A diagnosis is given by process of elimination. Because of this, misdiagnosis is fairly common.
Typically if a person is exhibiting cognitive difficulties and dementia is in question, the doctor will:
It can be quite the process and even the cognitive assessments can take several hours to perform as the person is often given a battery of different cognitive exams.
To learn more check out: NHS
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