UK dementia patients face challenges during lockdown

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  • 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.

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    In This Story: Lockdown

    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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