People affected by dementia are not included on the list of those who are more vulnerable during the covid-19 pandemic. However the lockdown and social distancing measures obviously have a negative impact on this part of our community, who were already perhaps some of the most isolated and lonely within society beforehand.
This new guide is aimed at families affected by dementia, and gives practical and self-help tips focusing on 5 key areas. Please share this guide as far as possible, the link is within the article.
A new guide to help people living with dementia and their carers stay well during the coronavirus pandemic has been produced in recognition that this group is “disproportionately affected” by lockdown measures.