Construction Training Specialists Ltd are proudly sponsoring our colleagues Sarah Earles and David Lachester as they decide to embark on an Ultra Marathon on July the 16th. This is a 100km challenge, that has to be completed within 30 hours. This is all in aid of Alzheimer’s Research. Dementia is a cruel an unforgiving condition that robs someone you love of their personality and independence.
Statistic show –
•There are 40,000 younger people with dementia in the UK.
•There will be 1 million people with dementia in the UK by 2025.
•Two thirds of people with dementia are women.
•The proportion of people with dementia doubles for every five-year age group.
•One in six people aged 80 and over have dementia.
•60,000 deaths a year are directly attributable to dementia.
•Delaying the onset of dementia by five years would reduce deaths directly attributable to dementia by 30,000 a year.
•The financial cost of dementia to the UK is £26 billion per annum.
•There are 670,000 carers of people with dementia in the UK.
•Family carers of people with dementia save the UK £11 billion a year.
•80 per cent of people living in care homes have a form of dementia or severe memory problems.
•Two thirds of people with dementia live in the community while one third live in a care home.
•Only 44% of people with dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive a diagnosis
Please help support David and Sarah and Alzheimers Research UK, any donation you are able to make will power ground-breaking research and help in the fightback against dementia.
Thanks in advance
– Construction Training Specialists Ltd