unable to keep up with demand of increasing dementia patients
The number of people in New Zealand living with dementia is growing but the services to care for those people aren't.
The sector estimates that around 30,000 people are already missing out on essential help.
"I realise that at some point, I'll be in a two-room retirement thing, but I hope it doesn't happen for quite some time," Garrick said.
Until then, his wife Adrienne Henderson is his primary care, except for one respite day each week, funded by the Ministry of Health.
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