Dementia costs taking ‘financial and emotional toll’, says charity

Jeremy Hughes, Alzheimer’s Society chief executive

Dementia care charges need to be better monitored after a report found that costs can be up to 40% more for those who have the condition. Extra charges, according to the Alzheimer’s Society, should be covered by the state as ‘no one should face increased costs for the misfortune of developing dementia’, it said. In…

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