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An individual’s experience of dementia can be significantly determined by factors such as ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation. This section will help local commissioners to consider equality and health inequality issues in dementia, and learn from good practice acrosss the country.

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Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia World Alzheimer Report 2013

The report ‘Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia’, recently published by Alzheimer’s Disease International, reveals that number of older people dependent on care will rise threefold to 277 million worldwide in the next thirty years and almost half of those people will be living with dementia. Read more »

Dementia does not discriminate Dementia does not discriminate

The report, ‘Dementia does not Discriminate’, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia, looks at the experiences of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities in dealing with the condition. Read more »

No more age discrimination on the NHS

The NHS must never discriminate based on age – that was the message given by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow today as he announced that the Department of Health will not be seeking any exceptions to the planned implementation of the Equality Act 2010. Read more »