Admiral Nurses care for people living with dementia as part of scheme run by Rutland County Council in partnership with Dementia UK
Rutland’s Admiral Nurses have one goal: “We’re here to care for carers and help people to live well with dementia.”
In the UK, someone develops dementia every three minutes. That’s 480 people every day.
Across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, there are now more than 13,000 people living with dementia – a number that’s expected to rise significantly in the years ahead. Yet many people with dementia face it alone and become excluded from their community because of how the condition affects them.
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