November 8, 2012

'One Million Volunteers to Become 'Dementia Friends'

David Cameron had today announced measures to boost early diagnosis of dementia, make care homes better suited to needs of sufferers, and increase public awareness.

Dementia and other clinical or mental health issues can lead to frustration and conflict if symptoms are not recognised by those providing a service or trying to help. Increasing awareness of dementia and how it can affect sufferers is a step in the right direction.