Caroline Swarbrick, John Keady, Christi Deaton, Siobhan Reilly, Rachel Price, Mike Howorth , Cathy Riley, Janice Lowndes, Neil Pendleton
British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 21, Iss. 19, 25 Oct 2012, pp 1124
The Alzheimer's Society (2007) defines vascular dementia (VaD): 'VaD is caused by strokes or small vessel disease which affect the supply of oxygen to the brain...It can cause communication problems, stroke-like symptoms and acute confusion.'