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Hosna's story: the challenges of living with bvFTD

Shaheen describes the challenges that her mother's diagnosis of behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia brings.

After watching the video which outlines the challenges Hosna faced living with bvFTD, contribute to the comments below with your reflections. You may want to use the below question to initiate your contribution.

Shaheen described a lack of understanding and help for example from local shops. Do you think a greater understanding of different forms of dementia would change the way people react; and could this make things easier for people like Shaheen and Hosna?

Have a look at the extra links below for a short radio piece about the relationship between a son and his father who has FTD, and for examples of artwork created by people with FTD.

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The Many Faces of Dementia

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