The Alzheimer's Society has called on George Osborne to use the Comprehensive Spending Review to fund greater access to care for tens of thousands of people with dementia.
This is long overdue.
But what struck me most was this astonishing fact:
'a quarter of people in hospital have dementia'
Is it any wonder that so many hospitals are struggling to cope, not only with the 25% of patients who have dementia but also with the rest?