In the UK, approximately 850,000 people suffer from dementia. By 2025, this number is predicted to grow to a million.
At present, 70-80 percent of sufferers continue to live in their own homes rather than in specialist care homes, but many people feel unequipped to care for a loved one with dementia. Together with the growing number of sufferers, this has huge implications for family finances and healthcare budgets, as more and more people are predicted to move into care facilities.
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