Click video. Sensory rooms, colour coded sleeping bays and non-slip flooring...these are just some of the changes being made to care homes and hospitals to make them more dementia friendly.
The money to pay for improvements has come from a £50 pot at the Department of Health. Penny Silvester reports.
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