Relatives of people with dementia on the Isle of Sheppey say there is a desperate shortage of specialist help. There is not a single dementia nurse for a population of 35,000, so patients have to go to the mainland for treatment in unfamiliar surroundings that many find confusing and stressful.
It is a serious situation, but it has triggered fresh thinking about the condition that will affect 1 in 20 of us. Nashreen Issa reports.
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Mostly dry with sunny spells and a fresh south-westerly breeze.
Cloud and sunny spells with a fresh breeze this afternoon.
Saturday morning's weather for the east of the region