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Dementia stats & facts
families in the UK care for people with dementia.
of them look after the person they care for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
worth of care is provided by unpaid carers.
I learnt a great amount from it, and it is so much easier to understand Dick’s behaviour now. It was a lovely, friendly hotel, delicious food and excellent staff.Janie Medforth - Carer
The course did me so much good - I am still feeling calm and relaxed ….. this is probably the best I've felt in years. It's funny how a few days can be so transformative.Sarah Churchill - Carer
What a super course, group and trainers! Really enjoyed your company. Have needed to breathe on my return to reality! Much better option than getting cross!Gil Brown - Carer
I feel a lot more positive about myself and feel better armed to cope with the future demands of being an able carer for my Mandy. I, and Mandy, can only thank you all, and the RSAS, from the bottom of our hearts, for the help and support you all so generously provided.David Nixon - Carer
I thought that the whole group talking sessions were terrific – very useful and very friendly and bonding. Everyone’s questions were interesting.Barbara Benedek - Carer
I was not in a good place when I arrived but, thanks to you all I left feeling uplifted.Ann Warner - Carer
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67% of carers attending DCC courses are of ‘working age’. 51% of our Carers are in employment or education. Employers have a key role in supporting them to get informed and educated so they can survive and maybe thrive juggling work and caring #FTDementia