The Prime Minister has called the issue of dementia a national crisis and is promising a doubling of the budget to spend on research into the condition.
For Dementia Awareness Week, Kent County Council has been running sessions to educate people about the condition and about projects in the county to help.
Sarah Saunders spoke to care home manager Terry Mullen and KCC Director for Older People, Anne Tidmarsh.
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