A recent survey has found that there are over 25,000 people living with dementia in Leeds. This number is growing as we all live longer, and more families know someone who has dementia. Most of these people are looked after by family and friends – an enormous army of people doing a very difficult job.
It was National Dementia Carers Day at the weekend and here we talk to someone from the Dementia Friendly Leeds campaign, about what’s around in Leeds to support people. There’s also a very short film where Colin and Lillian from Leeds talk about what it’s like living with dementia. Continue reading