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.
Impossible cost: dementia care bill would take 125 years to save for. [Online]: Alzheimer’s Society, May 11th 2017.
This relates to:
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.
Possibly also of anecdotal interest:
Reed, J. (2018). ‘My husband can no longer remember my name’. London: BBC Health News / BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire Programme, March 1st 2018.
Dementia care: It’s not dementia killing me, it’s exhaustion’. London: BBC Health News, December 18th 2019.