National Dementia Strategy – ‘There is so much to do’ says Alzheimer’s Society


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

In welcoming the National Dementia Strategy, the Alzheimer’s Society says change won’t happen overnight, but described the Strategy as a momentous opportunity to avert a dementia crisis that could overwhelm the NHS and social care.

Alzheimer’s Society chief executive Neil Hunt said only a third of people with dementia were given a formal diagnosis, and this denied them vital support.

‘There





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