Dementia work for rescuers

A unit set up to rescue missing walkers on Dartmoor is spending half of its time searching for people with dementia.

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Dementia sufferers keeping rescue group busy

Dartmoor Rescue Group is spending half of its time searching for people with dementia. Credit: ITV News West Country

A unit set up to rescue missing walkers on Dartmoor is spending half of its time searching for people with dementia.

The growing numbers of people with alzheimers and dementia in the community have led to the additional workload on the Dartmoor Rescue Group.

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