As our ageing population increases, so too does the number of people living with dementia and Alzheimer's. There are currently 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. Around 225,000 will develop dementia this year, which works out at one every three minutes. But what does this mean for those caring for dementia patients? Welfare Case Worker Karen Lane shares some advice.
Alongside visiting Harcombe House to find out about all that we do, HRH Duke of Cambridge and The Royal Foundation have launched a new 24/7 crisis text line for the UK's frontline first responders, supported by The Fire Fighters Charity.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge will visit The Fire Fighters Charity’s Harcombe House centre in Chudleigh, Devon on 9 September – Emergency Services Day – to recognise the work of the Charity in supporting the UK’s fire services community.
Being kind to yourself is not a concept that comes naturally to many of us, but taking a bit of time out of each day for some self care might just be the best thing you could do for your own wellbeing.
It's been a busy month so far for fundraising activities. Here is a small selection of some of the amazing things you've been doing to raise money for the Charity. As always, thank you so much for your hard work, dedication and support.
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