This publication seeks to highlight the main issues arising for people with dementia and carers from the following population groups: the oldest old, young onset, people with disabilities, black and minority ethnic people (BME), women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGB&T), and different socio-economic populations. It considers the prevalence of dementia within each group and the needs and experiences of people living with dementia and carers within each protected characteristic group. It also provides information, recommendations and resources for commissioners, service providers, service users and their carers to ensure that the best possible care and support to people living with dementia and their carers is expected and delivered.
- Oldest people with dementia
- Young onset dementia
- Dementia and disabilities
- Mental health and dementia
- Dementia and black and minority ethnic communities
- Women with dementia
- Socio-economic status
- Sexual orientation and gender reassignment
Author(s): Age UK, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Mental Health Providers Forum, National Care Forum, Voluntary Organisations Disability Group, Race Equality Foundation, The National LGB&T Partnership, Women’s Health and Equality Consortium, Young Dementia UK.
Publisher: Race Equality Foundation
Publication date: May 2016