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Dementia

As you get older, the risk of developing dementia increases. Get the facts and find support.

Dementia is commonly associated with memory loss, however, there are more symptoms that typically emerge as a result of the syndrome such as impaired judgement, confusion, loss of language and lack of emotional control.

According to Alzheimer's Society:Alzheimer's Society logo

  • There are around 800,000 people in the UK with Dementia
  • With an increase in life expectancy, this is estimated to rise to 1 million by the year 2021
  • 1 in 3 people over 65 will develop dementia
  • Two thirds of dementia sufferers are women

Dementia Support and Services

An Isle of Man charity, Manx Decaf is a monthly dementia cafe where sufferers of memory problems, carers, families and friends of people with dementia can meet to socialise and receive support.

More information about these monthly events can be found by clicking the image below.

Manx Decaf logo

Our Services

Our team has a range of professionals, Consultant Psychiatrist, Associate Specialist Psychiatrist, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Memory Clinic Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Community Support Workers, and Social Workers.

For more information:

Older Persons Mental Health Service

Telephone:+44 1624 642879

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