Dementia crisis: Number of people who will die from the condition set to almost QUADRUPLE

Dementia crisis: Number of people who will die from the condition set to almost QUADRUPLE
 

Increasing deaths from the condition will contribute to a rocketing number of people who will need end-of-life care, researchers added.
By 2040, it is estimated 219,409 people in England and Wales will die from dementia - a significant rise from 59,199 in 2014.
Experts called for urgent action to address the growing need for end-of-life care services.
The study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, saw experts analyse mortality statistics for England and Wales from 2006 to 2014.
Researchers from the Cicely Saunders Institute at King's College London then calculated the proportion of... read more

 
20 May 2017 in Health, Views: 52
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