Not just an inconvenience

For most people, the clocks changing this weekend provides a temporary inconvenience of an hour's less sleep.

Friday, 25th March 2016, 6:17 am
Updated Friday, 25th March 2016, 6:22 am

However, for many of the 67,630 people with dementia in Yorkshire and the Humber it can affect their sleep routines and may lead to them waking at the wrong time or struggling to get to sleep.

Disrupted sleep is just one of the many challenges people with dementia and their carers face.

Perhaps your readers would consider joining the 1.4 million people who have become Dementia Friends. Visit

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Judith King

Alzheimer’s Society regional operations manager for Yorkshire & the Humber