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Independents' Day

Key questions on dementia (1.5 CPD hours)

Dr Richard Perry, consultant neurologist, answers questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on maintaining cognitive function, the value of early detection and non-drug therapy for dementia symptoms.



This module will update your knowledge on dementia, including: 

  • How to differentiate between normal age-related memory loss and early dementia 
  • The value of ‘brain training’ and when to do it
  • The risk of dementia with obesity and increasing BMI
  • What blood or imaging tests to do in primary care to detect other underlying causes of cognitive impairment before referral

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