For most people, the clocks changing this Sunday provides a temporary inconvenience of an hour’s less sleep.
However, for many of the 5,000 people with dementia in Northumberland 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 to learn more about the condition and the small ways they can help?
To find out more visit dementiafriends.org.uk
Alzheimer’s Society Services Manager