Identifying Dementia in Younger people – NIHR CLAHRC Wessex – Dr Chris Kipps

Dr Chris Kipps
Dr Christopher Kipps, Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Clinical Lecturer University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

When dementia occurs in people under the age of 65 years, it often presents in unusual and diagnostically challenging ways. There may be changes in language, behaviour or navigation difficulties, and frequently, it’s not Alzheimer’s disease, but other forms of dementia such as frontotemporal dementia.

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Congratulations Anya De Longh from our Patient and Public Involvement Team judged as one of the future stars of the NHS by the HSJ this week.

Here’s what they wrote.

Anya de Longh – Patient leader and self-management coach

Life, as the famous lyric goes, is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. In November 2010, Anya was entering her fourth year of study at University of Cambridge medical school when increasing ill health forced her to cease her work to become a doctor. She subsequently received a diagnosis of a number of long term neurological conditions.

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