Dementia Diagnosis Rates
Dementia diagnosis rates are too low. Less than half of people living with dementia in the UK have a diagnosis. There are also big differences between diagnosis rates in different areas. At Alzheimer's Society, we are campaigning to make improvements in diagnosis rates.
Find out the diagnosis rates for your area by using one of the resources below.
I live in England
There is a new resource called the Dementia Prevalence Calculator that can be used to work out diagnosis rates at a local level for people living in England. These are the most accurate and up to date figures available, which use the geographical boundaries of new Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Look at the Dementia Prevalence Calculator
I live in Wales
I live in Northern Ireland
Find out more about what we are doing to improve diagnosis rates in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
If you'd like more information about how these figures were calculated you can contact our Policy team.
If you have any questions about the information on this factsheet, or require further information, please contact the Alzheimer’s Society helpline.
0300 222 11 22
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