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

Read Healthwatch England's latest research to find out if people with dementia are getting the support they need.
Dementia report front cover shows an older woman sitting in a wheelchair at a care centre.

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

One of the most common things we hear across England 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 Healthwatch England analysed data from 97 local councils, they found people were not getting what they were entitled to.

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

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