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“There are around 800,000 people with dementia in the UK, and the disease costs the economy £23 billion a year. By 2040, the number of people affected is expected to double – and the costs are likely to treble”.
The main policy section headings in the Department of Health’s “policy on dementia” page on gov.uk are:
The top-level section headings are:
Read more: Improving care for people with dementia.
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].