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Dementia – Glossary of Terms

The aim of this section is to provide interpreters with information about the different types of glossaries available For Dementia.

It includes information about the names of the providers, the title pages and the website links.

It is particularly useful to review if you have an upcoming interpreting assignment linked to this topic- this will allow you to understand and familiarise yourself with meanings of specific terminology in advance that may be used by the professional.

Available Glossaries

 

Dementia Carers Count

Glossary of Terms

https://dementiacarers.org.uk/get-support/our-glossary-of-terms/

 

Alzheimer’s association

Glossary

https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/care-options/glossary

 

Age UK

Understanding dementia

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/conditions-illnesses/dementia/understanding-dementia/

 

Alzheimer’s Research UK

Types of dementia

https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/about-dementia/types-of-dementia/

 

Join dementia research

The different types of dementia

https://news.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/different-types-dementia/

 

The good care group

Dementia terminology

https://www.thegoodcaregroup.com/live-in-care/dementia-care/dementia-terminology/

 

Young Dementia UK

Common types of dementia in younger people

https://www.youngdementiauk.org/guide-journalists

 

Help Guide

Dementia Symptoms, Types and Causes

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/alzheimers-dementia-aging/living-with-dementia.htm