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  • Dementia can be difficult to understand, especially for young people.
  • If dementia is explained clearly and simply, it is easier for young people to understand the causes and issues involved.
  • There are things young people can do to make life easier for the person with dementia and their carers.
  • Give the person with dementia reassurance, let them know that you care about them and don’t blame yourself for their behaviour.

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Reviewed on: 31-05-2014