Over 42,000 people are living with young onset dementia in the UK. Dementia may be overlooked in younger people as symptoms are sometimes confused with those of other conditions such as depression, menopause and stress.
The Personal Checklist was created to help increase awareness of some of the common signs and symptoms of young onset dementia. While not a diagnostic tool, the checklist can be used to record symptoms that an individual is experiencing and can help to guide conversations with GPs and health professionals.
The Personal Checklist is endorsed by Alzheimer’s Research UK, Dementia UK and YoungDementia UK. To request copies of the Personal Checklist, click here.