COVID-19 has just made the Mount Everest of social care twice as hard to climb

Hilary Doxford


On World Alzheimer’s Day, Hilary Doxford, a dementia advocate and member of the 3 Nations Dementia Working Group and World Dementia Council, shares her views and experiences – as well as those of her friends and fellow advocates – of living with dementia in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic.

This is the heartfelt view of Hilary, based in the UK, but with relevance to all people living with dementia and their carers globally. The impact of COVID-19 is profound and governments and all actors must find ways to return to full health and care support, to diagnosis, to research and trials.

Now more than ever “let’s talk about dementia”.

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