A BRAVE woman has shaved her head for charity after seeing how alzheimers has affected the families she cares for.

Mo Cesano from Bracknell has raised more than £1,000 for Alzheimer's Research UK in support of her clients who are living with the condition.

After patiently growing her hair for eight years, the caregiver for Home Instead Senior Care Ascot, Camberley and Wokingham wanted to tick off doing a charity head shave on her bucket list.

She said: "As a caregiver, I see how many of my clients and their families are affected by Alzheimer’s and it’s heart-breaking.

"This cruel condition robs families of their loved ones, the sufferers of their memories and couples of what should have been their happy golden years."

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and it is a progressive physical disease which affects the brain.

According to Alzheimer's Society, more than 520,000 people in the UK have dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease and this figure is set to rise.

Maggie Martin, owner of Home Instead Ascot, said: "All of us at Home Instead are so proud of Mo for taking on such an extreme challenge for charity. It just goes to show how dedicated and committed our caregivers are to help fund research towards the end of Alzheimer