UK dementia patients face challenges during lockdown

More than 850,000 people in the UK are living with dementia.

It is well known that feelings of isolation and loneliness have increased during coronavirus lockdowns.

For people suffering from dementia, restrictions have deprived them of social contact and routine stimulation, which can help keep their condition at bay.

And, as Al Jazeera’s Emma Hayward reports from southern England, that has brought new challenges for their carers.