Over a third of people (around 35%) of people with dementia, according to Alzheimer’s Society, have said they have felt lonely recently. Age UK have identified that 38% of people with dementia have said they’ve lost friends after their diagnosis – with many of the friends of people with dementia moving to new neighbourhoods, sheltered accommodation, or care homes as they grow older.

The resources below contain information that highlights the link between dementia and loneliness, and features innovative examples of practice, as well as evaluative reports on the different types of support services available.