Dementia sufferers' 'bad quality of life'

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More than half of Welsh people say those with dementia have a bad quality of life Credit: Sven Hoppe/DPA/Press Association Images

More than half of the people in Wales feel those with dementia have a bad quality of life. At 63%, the figure forms part of the Dementia 2013 report published by the Alzheimer's Society today.

This statistic was reflected in the views of dementia sufferers, 70% of whom said they had stopped doing things they used to due to a lack of confidence.

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Dementia life quality assessed

Over half of the Welsh population believe people with dementia have a bad quality of life. The figure forms part of the Dementia 2013 report, which is published by the Alzheimer's Society today.