‘We need a revolution in the care sector’

‘We can’t rely on the state for support’

Broadcaster and carer Beti George claims the current vision for dementia care is not fit for purpose

06:00, 5 August 2015
By David Deans

She claims a shift in attitudes is essential to cope with the tragic disease in Wales

A shift in attitudes and care for people with dementia is essential to cope with a disease that will touch all of us, says broadcaster and carer Beti George

We can no longer rely on state support for people with dementia, a respected Welsh broadcaster is due to say at the Eisteddfod today.

Beti George, who herself cares for her partner who has Alzheimer’s disease, says a shift in attitudes and care for people with the condition is essential to cope with the disease.

She is expected to criticise Welsh Government policy over claims their present vision isn’t fit for purpose.

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