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Living with Dementia

Invisible Disease

Dementia remains ‘hidden disease’

AROUND 4,000 people are being diagnosed with dementia every year but it remains a largely hidden and largely invisible disease, a new report warned yesterday.

The report found that the diagnosis of dementia was the exception rather than the rule for those who lived at home, as opposed to in care.

There are now… Dementia remains ‘hidden disease’   

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