A. It is incredibly important to engage in specialist services as soon as you can after diagnosis.

Research has shown that if you can get an individual to engage with a service like The Ness, then the individual having cognitive stimulation will remain independent with reduced care needs for up to a year or more longer. Saving the family a huge amount of money.

However, we also know that the brain is like a muscle and even though the memory might be poor the more stimulation you give to the brain the better it performs and can even improve!

Without external social stimulation you will see rapid deterioration.