People with a learning disability, particularly including those with Down’s Syndrome, are at an increased risk of developing dementia at an early age in comparison to the general population. Dr Karen Watchman, Senior Lecturer in Aging, Frailty and Dementia at the University of Stirling explains why and explores how dementia may affect the person living with a learning disability. This is a recording of the original masterclass delivered in 2022 and is suitable for all health and social care staff.
Publisher:NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
Audience:Nursing, midwifery and allied health professions (audience); Nursing (audience)