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Struggle as dementia care 'withdrawn'

Nursing care for people with dementia is in need of a radical overhaul, a leading think tank has warned.

The King's Fund says people with Alzheimer's and dementia in England are having NHS-funded care withdrawn in the later stages of their illness.

It says relatives have to pick up the bill for additional nursing support.

Keith Doyle reports.

  • 04 Dec 2010
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