Dementia Newsletter August 2020
Better support for black, Asian and minority ethnic people living with dementia during the Covid-19 pandemic
Dementia and Covid-19
People with dementia are amongst the groups at higher-risk of severe illness from coronavirus and experiencing severe symptoms with Covid-19. Evidence has shown that dementia was the most common pre-existing condition found amongst deaths involving COVID-19, and particularly in care homes. But many people with dementia are living and being supported by family within their local community.