Meeting the needs of people with dementia


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

Coverage Care chief executive DAVID COULL outlines his company’s response to the growing need for specialist care and better facilities for people with dementia

With more than 5000 people in Shropshire currently suffering from some form of dementia and with this number forecast to increase by 50% by 2025, the recent publicity centring on the writer Terry Pratchett and the need to improve the funding and care for Alzheimer’s sufferers is very welcome.

For too long the problems of living with dementia, of which there are more than a hundred different types, including Alzheimer’s disease, have been left in the shadows. As one of the largest providers of care services for older people in Shropshire, we want





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