Employment and Young Onset Dementia

Dementia UK have produced a new leaflet offering advice and information for people who are diagnosed with young onset dementia whilst in employment.

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People who are diagnosed with dementia when they are under 65 are described as having young onset dementia. This age group is more likely to be working at the time of diagnosis, and are more likely to have a partner who also works. This can have financial implications, as well as emotional ones. This leaflet from Dementia UK provides advice and information for people in employment at the time of diagnosis, as well as giving details of available support.

Leaflet available at Dementia UK

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