Why it’s important to review the care of people with dementia

Read our latest research to find out if people with dementia are getting the support they need.

Over 850,000 people live with dementia in the UK.

One of the most common things we hear about is the impact dementia has on families and friends, and how it can be a constant struggle to get the right support from social care services.

As dementia is a degenerative condition, The Care Act states that people are entitled to regular reviews to ensure care meets their changing needs. However, when we analysed data from 97 local councils, we found people were not getting what they were entitled to.

Read our report 'Why it’s important to review the care of people with dementia' to find out more.

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