“People don’t come to Glebe Court to die, they come here to live,” says Hilary the manager of a residential home run by The Salvation Army in London. “We want our residents to feel valued and know that, whatever happens, they can be themselves. They live with us until the end.”Glebe Court has 27 residents aged between 66 and 99 years of age. Twenty two of them have dementia. Hilary explains that it is a complex illness. “Dementia is a disease of the brain,” she says.