Strategy lacks ambition’ says the Mental Health Foundation


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

While the National Dementia Strategy will go some way in benefiting the growing number of people affected by dementia and their families, it lacks ambition and breadth in the face of rising dementia rates, according to Dr Andrew McCulloch, chief executive of the Mental Health Foundation.

‘The speed of implementation of the five year strategy will vary, depending upon how much of a priority local authorities make it, which could lead to a postcode lottery scenario,’ said dr McCulloch.


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