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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Dementia - The size of the challenge

The image and link below is the first of a set on Flickr produced from the Prime Minister's presentation and meeting with the Alzheimer's Society on March 26 2012. A transcript and video are also available:

Transcript - Prime Minister's speech to the Dementia 2012 conference

As the image below suggests there are many stats including the startling variation in services nationwide, for example:

In Belfast diagnosis is at almost 70 per cent.
Here in England we’ve got neighbouring areas with massively different rates…
… in Sheffield 57 per cent; in East Riding – less than 80 miles away – it’s 29 per cent.

Dementia - The size of the challenge

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