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6.1 Dementia

Refer also to Part A section 2.2.7 Multiple medical conditions and age-related change.

This section focuses on dementia, being defined for the purposes of this publication as a progressive deterioration of cognitive function due to degenerative conditions of the central nervous system. Other causes of fluctuating cognitive impairment or delirium, such as hepatic, renal or respiratory failure, do not usually have an impact on licence status and may be managed in the short term according to general principles (refer to Part A section 2.2 Medical conditions and driving.