A new strategy for people with dementia in the Scottish Borders will allow them to have a better quality of life, according to NHS bosses. Services for people with dementia and their carers have been redesigned, with the focus now on care at home rather than in hospital.
It comes after Borders General Hospital was criticised for having a non-dementia friendly environment. Health chiefs say it's important that they provide more care at home, and that people know what is available to them. Jenny Longden reports:
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