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Friday, June 28, 2013

Bradford action group is tackling dementia ‘stigma’


A dementia sufferer gave a personal insight into his life in a bid to help Bradford become a friendly understanding district.

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The first Bradford Dementia Action Alliance meeting was held yesterday and saw representatives from a host of organisations including Bradford Council, the Alzheimer’s Society, health care agencies and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, coming together to tackle the “stigma” surrounding dementia.

Organisers hope Bradford will become one of the first dementia-friendly districts in the country.

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