Health and social care 专业人士

These pages explain the roles of different health and social 专业人士, what they do for people with 痴呆, and how they can help you.

  1. 你在这里: Health and social care 专业人士
  2. 医生
  3. 护士
  4. Other health 专业人士
  5. Social care 专业人士

如果您被诊断出患有痴呆症,那么您可能会在不同时间看到一系列的健康和社会护理专业人员。尽管遇到很多不同的人可能会感到困惑,但请记住,这些 professionals 提供重要的支持,并可以帮助您与老年痴呆症保持良好的关系。 

You will probably see 专业人士 in a range of places, including at the hospital. Some will be NHS health 专业人士, such as doctors or nurses. They often work alongside ‘allied’ health 专业人士, such as occupational therapists.

Others who may help you are social care 专业人士, such as social workers, arranged through your local council. You might also see other staff from a private business, or a voluntary organisation like 老年痴呆症’s Society or 英国年龄,例如痴呆症顾问。 

Helpful tips when seeing health and social 专业人士

Seeing a lot of 专业人士 in different places can be confusing.

  • 记下您见过的人以及他们所说的主要内容。 我的访客书 from 老年痴呆症’s Society is a useful publication to record the health and social care 专业人士 that visit you at home. 
  • 如果可以的话,请某人与您一起约会。
  • 保留您从医院收到的所有信件的副本, GP 或任何其他卫生专业人员。
  • 如果您听不懂,不要害怕问问题,也不要问任何人再次解释任何事情。

我的访客书是为有 dementia to keep track of the professionals 他们在家中拜访他们。



There are 痴呆 services and support groups in your area. Find out what's available where you are.