Mum has early Alzheimer’s and needs 24-hour care. Where’s the help we were promised?

There are 850,000 people in the UK with dementia.

A report on Friday suggested that dementia might not be the epidemic we had been led to believe, showing that there were 22% fewer people aged over 65 with dementia in 2011 than had been predicted in 1990. But even one case of this devastating illness is one too many.

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