LSE report shows dementia costs Wales £1.4 billion a year
A new LSE report commissioned by the Alzheimer’s Society reveals the hidden cost of dementia in Wales is estimated at £1.4 billion, an average cost of £31,300 per person each year.
The report, prepared by LSE’s Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) is the first of its kind to analyse the economic impact that dementia has on Welsh society and was the subject of a panel discussion ‘Can Wales afford to ignore dementia?’ on Tuesday 14 July at the National Assembly for Wales. Read more...
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