Be aware of dementia
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Be aware of dementia

Karen Harrison Dening Head of research and publications, Dementia UK (Admiral Nursing), De Montfort University, Leicester

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Around 900,000 people in the UK are living with dementia, recent research shows, with the figure expected to rise to 1 million people in the next three years and 2 million by 2051. Dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales, accounting for 12.5% of all deaths registered in 2019, according to Office for National Statistics data.

Mental Health Practice. 25, 3, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/mhp.25.3.13.s5

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