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Alison – the emotional impact of dementia on relationships
This is Alison’s Story. MacIntyre supports Alison. She has Down’s Syndrome and a diagnosis of dementia.
Her story is one of relationships and the emotional impact that dementia can have on friendship. Alison has a really close relationship with Rachel, her best friend who she also lives with.
In this case study you will find:
who Alison is
how she received her diagnosis of dementia
reflection on Alison's diagnosis by her support manager