Dementia sufferers 'feel trapped'

Nearly a third of all people with dementia feel "trapped in their home" and have given up on going outside, according to the Alzheimer's Society. The charity recommends making transport more accessible and businesses more welcoming.

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Poll: 9% of dementia sufferers leave home once a month

More has to be done to support dementia sufferers when they leave home, the Alzheimer's Society has said. Credit: PA

Just under one in 10 (9%) of dementia sufferers will venture out at least once a month, according to a new report by the Alzheimer's Society.

The report also warns many dementia sufferers are unable to take part in activities they enjoyed before they developed the condition.

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