Tag Archives: Down’s syndrome

Why are people with Down’s Syndrome at high risk of Alzheimer’s

Study launched into Alzheimer’s link to Down’s

A £1 million study has been launched to investigate why people with Down’s syndrome are at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

The brain-imaging study is being carried out by Cambridge University researchers as the syndrome is one of the few disorders in which sufferers can expect the early onset of dementia to develop.

Well done to Bromley Mencap for caring about carers

Bromley Mencap gets national award for its Mutual Carers scheme

9:44am Sunday 11th December 2011 in News


BROMLEY Mencap has scooped a national award for a scheme which helps carers who also need to be cared for.

Many carers find they give up their life to care


The daily challenges faced by carers


There are around two million people who care for a sick or disabled relative in Britain. With this figure set to rise, Julia McWatt spoke to one couple about the challenges they have faced

FOR CARERS and those they support, it can be a constant battle just to get through everyday life.