The dementia pandemic is coming and social care isn’t ready

John Ramsay, founder and MD of Social-Ability, warns that the UK is sleepwalking into a dementia crisis, only accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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As the social care sector struggles to keep up with demand, 50,000 people living with severe dementia are expected to be denied a bed by 2030. 

Easing the pressure on social care will require urgent and radical changes to the way we support those living with dementia, with a focus on overcoming the issues that put strain on resources, overburden our hard-working carers, and intensify the symptoms of dementia.

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SocialCareToday source: https://socialcare.today/2021/09/10/the-dementia-pandemic-is-coming-and-social-care-isnt-ready/

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