Dr Hilda Hayo, CEO and Chief Admiral Nurse of Dementia UK spoke out on why dementia care needs an urgent overhaul.
The cost of dementia care for UK families currently stands at an eye-watering £11.6 bn. 40% of those living with dementia also live with significant depression and anxiety. To put the battle the country has ahead into perspective, there are 850k people with dementia in the UK currently and this figure is set to rise to over 1m in the next 7 years. To read more click here.