Along with the emotional and physical stress of dementia, family members also have to deal with financial and legal matters.
Robin Braidwood own a solicitors firm in Dumfries and highlights the importance of assigning a power of attorney:
For our final day of Mental Health Awareness Week, we're looking at how mental health problems of a loved one affect friends and family.
For day three of Mental Health Awareness Week we are looking at dementia. We found out how it affects people's lives.
The symptoms of dementia can often be unnoticed at the start. Early diagnosis and finding the right support is important.