"I'm so pleased my mother was able to be cared for at home but it was only possible with help from dedicated services" says TV presenter Richard McCourt - best known as one half of 'Dick and Dom'.
"If you or a loved one have recently received a diagnosis or just don't know where to turn, I urge you to find your local service and read the Alzheimer's Society's top tips on living with dementia at home."
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Cold and windy with sunny spells and showers of rain and snow.
The charity says the increase is partly due to people calling for help sooner, instead of attempting to rescue themselves.
Staying windy with occasional rain, sleet and snow showers and a risk of ice patches forming