Alzheimer's report reveals a fear for care homes
A report by Alzheimer's Society has found that two in three people in the Midlands would be scared about going into a care home.
The report, Low Expectations, found that pessimism regarding life in care homes is leading people to settle for less.
The charity is calling on the government to do more to ensure minimum standards and more effective regulations are put in place.
Alzheimer's diary, full report
by Tina Gelder
The husband of a woman from Lincolnshire who became one of the youngest people in the country to get Alzheimer's disease has described her battle after discovering her diary.
Michelle Boryszczuk was 39 when she found out she had the disease. She then spent many years writing notes about her condition.
After discovering the diary, her husband says he now draws comfort from the fact that he is able to follow her wishes.