Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia is growing all over the world. Sussex has the highest rate of dementia in Britain, over 13,000 people live with this disease. Helping families living with a loved one with dementia has become a priority for the West Sussex County Council.
Watch as these families and caregivers talk about the effects of dementia on their families, and learn how two-thirds of people with dementia in Sussex use services in private and voluntary sectors. The council makes sure those who work with these people are trained to recognize the needs of those with dementia.