Being admitted to hospital can be upsetting for anyone but for people with dementia it's particularly confusing and frightening. Now doctors and nurses at one of the south's leading hospitals are revolutionising the treatment of dementia patients.
In a pioneering project, a ward at Southampton General has been refurbished, with bright colours and visual aids. For the first time in this country a specialist nurse has been employed to train staff. Kerry Swain has been to visit.
Kerry Swain spoke to Admiral Nurse Jeni Bell, Matron Jill Young and June Wallace a patient on the unit.
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