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Further Information

Identifying and assessing dementia in adults with learning disabilities

Community Care have published a summary article on identifying and assessing dementia in adults with learning disabilities. Data from NHS Digital (2019) showed that the average life expectancy of people with learning disabilities in general is now 65 for women and 66 for men. This increased life expectancy has brought with it a significant increase in people with learning disabilities developing dementia.

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