Experiences of the Challenges Faced by People Living With Dementia in the UK (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary

The following report covers results from the latest Alzheimer’s Society’s survey of the views and experiences of 966 people with dementia, 500 unpaid carers and 2,356 adults aged 16-75 in the United Kingdom. The stark costs of the “dementia tax” are exposed.

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Reference

Impossible cost: dementia care bill would take 125 years to save for. [Online]: Alzheimer’s Society, May 11th 2017.

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Reference

Carter, D. [and] Rigby, A. (2017). Turning Up the Volume: unheard voices of people with dementia. A groundbreaking look at the real challenge of living with dementia in the UK today. London: Alzheimer’s Society, May 2017.

Section headings comprise:

  • Turning Up the Volume.
  • Key statistics.
  • Chapter 1: The challenge of living with dementia today.
    • Fear of the unknown.
    • A disrupted world.
    • Who pays the price?
  • Chapter 2: The Dementia Statements.
  • Chapter 3: Delivering a new deal for people with dementia.
  • Appendix 1: Methodology.
  • References.
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Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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