Dementia sufferers have been left to starve or live on biscuits, with others left in soiled sheets and dirty clothes, according to a damning report warning of failures to care for the vulnerable.

The Alzheimer’s Society report warns that one in three care workers looking after those with dementia has no training in it, resulting in “harrowing” levels of distress being caused.

Reported by The Telegeaph. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.