|Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill|
Royal Court Theatre, London
Design: Miriam Buether
(Safe and effective treatments for the more challenging behavioural changes, misperceptions and hallucinations of later stage have yet to be found. I have described some of the effects in action here: paranoia; confabulation; cognitive confusion).
** Doctors may fear that patient confidentiality means they cannot discuss a person's symptoms with family or friends, but this is not so. The Information Governance Review of 2013 (see pg 119, Principle 7) states that "The duty to share information can be as important as the duty to protect patient confidentiality. Health and social care professionals should have the confidence to share information in the best interests of their patients, within the framework set out by the Principles."