Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt used his speech to Conservative Party Conference today to highlight improved dementia diagnosis. The Secretary of State also highlighted Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme, which is almost half way to achieving its goal of recruiting one million people to take action on dementia.
Alzheimer’s Society comment:
Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive at Alzheimer’s Society said:
‘We are delighted that the Government is prioritising dementia diagnosis and working with us to create a more dementia friendly country. Urgent action is needed to provide the support people with dementia and their carers need.