Date: April 2007
A definite diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease by a Consultant Neurologist, Psychiatrist or Geriatrician. There must be permanent clinical loss of the ability to do all of the following:
- reason; and
- perceive, understand, express and give effect to ideas.
For the above definition, the following is not covered:
- other types of dementia (these are covered under the dementia definition).