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Dementia including Alzheimer’s disease

Date: December 2023


A definite diagnosis of Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, by a Consultant Geriatrician, Neurologist, Neuropsychologist or Psychiatrist supported by evidence including neuropsychometric testing. There must be permanent cognitive dysfunction with progressive deterioration in the ability to do all of the following:

  • remember
  • reason and
  • perceive, understand, express and give effect to ideas.

For the above definition, the following are not covered:

  • Mild cognitive Impairment (MCI)


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