Coronavirus: ‘Horrifying’ death rate of dementia patients

12 August 2020 – BBC News

Newly published figures revealing the pandemic’s impact on people with dementia in Wales have been more than expected.  These figures account for over one in five Covid-19 deaths, bringing calls for a dedicated dementia task force to be set up in case of a second wave.

Charities, experts and families want to be involved in future efforts to plan ahead.

The Welsh Government confirmed that its dementia action plan was being “prioritised in the Covid-19 context“.

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