|Inclusion criteria||Exclusion criteria|
a. Dementia in primary or secondary care OR
b. Suspected dementia confirmed by the researcher to ensure the DCR-10 criteria are met;
Presence of a carer (professional, friend or family member, who does not necessarily have to live with the participant);
Presence of BPSD measured through NPI. [NPI score in any one sub-set (except only hallucination or delusion) more than or equal to 2 in severity and more than or equal to 2 in frequency];
Consent of participant, or in the case of an individual who is not capable of giving informed consent, the assent of the participant with agreement of carer; Consent of carer.
Cardio-respiratory condition, neurological or musculo-skeletal condition of a degree that prevents participation to even the modified exercise regime unsafe or not possible.|
Three or more falls in the previous year ("frequent fallers") assessed by FRAT or high falls risk defined by TUSS;
Uncontrolled medical problems, which the GP considers would exclude participants from undertaking the exercise programme; for example, acute systemic illness' such as pneumonia, poorly controlled angina, acute rheumatoid arthritis, unstable or acute heart failure;
Sensory impairment to an extent that prevents dyad facilitated exercise;
Participant or carer dissent to engage in the exercise programme.