Table 1

Demographic and clinical features of participants

Person with dementia
(n=9)
Carer
(n=9)
Mean (SD)
Age (years)79 (8)68 (11)
n (%)
SexFemale4 (44)7 (78)
EthnicityWhite British
White Other
Asian
Afro-Caribbean
4 (45)
4 (44)
1 (11)
0 (0)
5 (56)
2 (22)
1 (11)
1 (11)
Marital statusMarried
Single
Divorced/widowed
5 (56)
2 (22)
2 (22)
7 (78)
1 (11)
1 (11)
Employment statusRetired
Employed
Other
9 (100)
0 (0)
0 (0)
5 (56)
3 (33)
1 (11)
Level of educationO-level or less
A-levels
Higher education
3 (33)
2 (22)
4 (44)
2 (22)
2 (22)
5 (55)
OccupationManagerial/professional
Technical/clerical service
Craft/skilled manual
Elementary occupation
5 (56)
3 (33)
0 (0)
1 (11)
5 (56)
3 (33)
1 (11)
0 (0)
DiagnosisAlzheimer’s
Mixed dementia
Other
6 (67)
2 (22)
1 (11)
Time since diagnosis<6 months
6–12 months
>12 months
6 (67)
2 (22)
1 (11)
Relationship carerSpouse/partner
Parent/child
Other (friend)
5 (56)
1 (11)
3 (33)