Table 1

Characteristics of people with dementia (total n=28)

Type of comorbidityAgeSexEthnicityType of dementiaLiving situation
  • Diabetes 31%

  • Diabetes and VI 17%

  • Stroke 24%

  • VI 24%

  • All 34%

PLWD—median age 82.5, range 59–94
Carers—median age 65, range 46–90
PLWD 36% female
Carers 82% female
PLWD: 85% white (majority white British)
Carers: 85% white (majority white British)
  • Alzheimer's disease 56%

  • Mixed dementia 19%

  • Vascular dementia 17%

  • Parkinsons with dementia 8%

  • 78% lived with a carer

  • 64% of carers were a spouse, 14% adult child

  • PLWD, people living with dementia; VI, vision impairment.