5 things we need Government to help make happen

To improve the lives of people with dementia by 2025, the UK government must:

  1. Increase investment in dementia research to 1% of the total annual cost of dementia to the UK economy by 2025 (projected to be £320m in 2025).
  2. Double the number of dementia researchers and people participating in dementia research.
  3. Prepare the healthcare sector to detect the diseases that cause dementia 10-15 years before symptoms appear.
  4. Spearhead dedicated dementia risk reduction and wider brain health campaigns for both the public and health and social care professionals.
  5. Prepare for a life-changing treatment for dementia through Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Dementia Access Taskforce.

 

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