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Guide to Choosing a Care Home (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary This guide from the Alzheimer’s Society summarises fifteen criteria for selecting a care home. It has been written for carers and people with dementia. Full Text Link Reference Alzheimer’s Society (2013). Your handy guide to selecting a care home. London: Alzheimer’s Society, 2013. … Continue reading

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Prevalence of Dementia in Care Home Residents (BBC News / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary A survey by the Alzheimer’s Society has discovered that more than 320,000 of the 400,000 people living in the 20,000 care homes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have dementia or severe memory problems. This estimate is almost 30% higher than … Continue reading

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