Dementia patient Grace Jones with 'dementia friend' Tony O'Flaherty
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Alzheimer's charity hails one million 'dementia friends'

One million people have now signed up to be "dementia friends" in England, the Alzheimer's Society has announced.

People in all walks of life have been trained to spot the signs of the disease so they can help sufferers.

Meanwhile, the government has announced that it will be spending more than £300m to tackle dementia in England over the next parliament.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 21 Feb 2015
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