Nearly half of UK adults cannot name a single type of dementia

Nearly 50 per cent of UK adults are unable to name a single type of dementia, according to Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Jill Rennie has written a very interesting article that has just appeared on website homecare.co.uk. Here is a snippet of what she has to say:

In response to this findings, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Ricoh have teamed up with a powerful awareness campaign Dementia Uncovered which includes a series of hard-hitting films that highlight the experiences of people living with different types of dementia.

‘Eye-opening results’ show ‘far fewer can name other forms of dementia’

Ian Wilson, chief executive of Alzheimer’s Research UK, said: “The eye-opening results from this survey show that while many people recognise Alzheimer’s disease as a cause of dementia, and 92 per cent associate memory loss with the condition, far fewer can name other forms of dementia or the wide range of symptoms they bring.

To read the full article, visit the homecare.co.uk website.

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