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Can Gerry Robinson fix dementia care homes

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The series is now over

Businessman Sir Gerry Robinson will return in a new series on BBC Two on Tuesday 8 and Tuesday 15 December 2010 in which he tries to turn around three struggling care homes.  Alzheimer's Society supported the programme, working closely with the BBC to offer information, support and training.

One in three people over 65 will die with dementia and people with dementia are likely to end up in one of the country's care homes. Alzheimer's Society is calling for mandatory dementia training for all care staff, with an end to the idea of the traditional 'old folks' home.


       

Download 'Your Guide to choosing a care home.' It has information on how to choose the right care home for a person with dementia.

Download 'Your Guide to choosing a care home'

       

Join our Putting Care Right campaign. We want to ensure that people with dementia and their carers are able to access high quality care services.

Join our campaign

       

There are many things you can do to make sure your loved one is receiving good care.

Read our advice

       

Talking Point is an online support and discussion forum, for anyone affected by dementia. It's a place to ask for advice, share information, join in discussions and - most of all - feel supported.

Visit our online forum, Talking Point 
       

We provide a range of information services, resources and training for health and care professionals who work with people with dementia. 

Find out more