Cognitive rehab therapy for early-stage dementia

by | Jul 21, 2017 | Dementia, News

Personalised therapy can help people in the early stages of dementia manage everyday tasks and stay independent, according to the findings from a large-scale trial.

The trial, led by Exeter University, found cognitive rehabilitation therapy helped participants retain or re-learn skills that were important to them such as cooking safely, remembering names and using technology. The approach involved a therapist working with the person with dementia and a family carer to identify areas they would like to improve and come up with three key goals. Read the report: Nursing Times