Module: Dementia

This page lists the questions asked within the Dementia module, and for which years. Clicking on the year printed after every question will bring you to the results for that year. Publications and further information on Dementia can be found on the Dementia Resources page.

 

DEMKNOW: Do you know anybody personally who has dementia? 2010

DEMKNOW1 - DEMKNOW9: Have you ever personally known anyone with dementia or have it yourself? 2014

DEMBRAIN: True or false? Dementia is a disease of the brain. 2010 2014

DEMMNTAL: True or false? Dementia is a mental illness. 2010 2014

DEMNORM: True or false? Dementia is part of the normal process of ageing. 2010 2014

DEMALZH: True or false? Dementia is another term for Alzheimer’s disease. 2010 2014

DEMEXER: True or false? People who eat healthily and exercise are less likely to get dementia. 2010

DEMDRUGS: True or false? There are drug treatments that help with dementia. 2010

DEMKINDS: True or false? There are many different kinds of dementia. 2010

DEMCURED: True or false? Dementia can be cured. 2010

DUNPRED: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Unpredictable. 2010

DFUN: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Fun. 2010 2014

DCONFUSE: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Confused. 2010 2014

DKIND: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Kind. 2010 2014

DTRAPPED: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Trapped. 2010 2014

DANGRY: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Angry. 2010 2014

DSAD: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Sad. 2010 2014

DPATH: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Pathetic. 2010 2014

DGENTLE: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Gentle. 2010 2014

DFRIGHT: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Frightened. 2010 2014

DLOST: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Lost. 2010 2014

DDANGER: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Dangerous. 2010 2014

DHAPPY: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Happy. 2010 2014

DNONE: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? None of these. 2010 2014

DOTHER: Does this describe someone who has had dementia for a long time? Something else. 2010 2014

DEMKEEP: Does there come a time when all you can do for someone with dementia is to keep them clean, healthy and safe? 2010 2014

DEMDECSN: Do people take over making decisions for people with dementia too much? 2010 2014

DEMDISAP: Once they have dementia, does the person you knew eventually disappear? 2010 2014

DEMHUMAN: As soon as someone is diagnosed with dementia, are people not treated like a thinking human being any more? 2010 2014

DEMWORTH: For people with really bad dementia, is life is worth living? 2010 2014

DEMCHILD: Are people with dementia like children and need cared for as you would a child? 2010 2014

DEMALONE: Should someone just diagnosed with dementia live alone? 2010

DEMMEDIC: Should someone just diagnosed with dementia continue to manage their own medication? 2010

DEMDRIVE: Should someone just diagnosed with dementia continue to drive? 2010

DEMELECT: Should someone just diagnosed with dementia have an electronic device fitted in case they wander? 2010

DEMALONE2: Should someone who has early-stage dementia continue to live alone? 2014

DEMMEDIC2: Should someone who has early-stage dementia continue to manage their own medication? 2014

DEMDRIVE2: Should someone who has early-stage dementia continue to drive? 2014

DEMELECT2: Should someone who has early-stage dementia have an electronic device fitted in case they wander? 2014

DMLALONE: Should someone with dementia for a long time live alone? 2010 2014

DMLMEDIC: Should someone with dementia for a long time continue to manage their own medication? 2010 2014

DMLDRIVE: Should someone with dementia for a long time continue to drive? 2010 2014

DMLELECT: Should someone with dementia for a long time have an electronic device fitted in case they wander? 2010 2014

DEMCOMM: Should people with dementia be involved in activities in the community? 2010

DEMRESID: Is it better for people with dementia and their families if they are cared for in a residential unit or a nursing home? 2010 2014

DEMNOTEL: Is there little or no benefit to be gained from telling someone they have dementia? 2010 2014

DEMNODEC: Are people just diagnosed with dementia unable to make decisions about their own care? 2010 2014

DEMTALK: Is there no point in trying to talk to people with dementia as they won’t be able to understand? 2010

RISKHBP: Does high blood pressure increase your chances of getting dementia? 2014

RISKPARE: If one of your parents gets dementia are you more likely to get it too? 2014

RISKSMOK: Does smoking have anything to do with dementia? 2014

RISKDIET: Are you less likely to get dementia if you eat a healthy diet? 2014

RISKALC: Are people who drink heavily more likely to get dementia? 2014

CARELONE: Is caring for someone with dementia very lonely? 2014

CAREREWA: Is caring for someone with dementia very rewarding? 2014

CAREHEAL: Does caring for someone with dementia mean that your own health suffers? 2014

DONEPWD1-DONEPWD8: Have you done any of these things for someone with dementia? 2014

SHEILACA: Do you think that the children of someone with dementia should be expected to give them the care that they need (scenario 1)? 2014

SHEILAHE: If you were a neighbour of someone with dementia would you be willing to help (scenario 1)? 2014

HARRYCA: Do you think the wife of someone with dementia should be expected to give them the care that they need (scenario 2)? 2014

HARRYHE: If you were a neighbour of someone with dementia would you be willing to help (scenario 2)? 2014


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