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Deaf with Dementia

Duration: 09:59

Sylvia Simmonds talks about the delay of her deaf Dad being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, due to the lack of deaf awareness amongst some professionals. A specifically designed test for deaf BSL users could have given him a proper assessment, early diagnosis and access to services.

Available since: Tue 5 Feb 2013

This clip is from

See Hear Series 32, Episode 18

18/38 See Hear finds out how to test for dementia in BSL from the Deaf with Dementia Project.

First broadcast: 17 Oct 2012

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