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Health minister to visit dementia village

Specialist facility considered for sufferers

The health and social care minister believes there's a lot of public misunderstanding surrounding dementia.

Kate Beecroft is looking into the possibility of building a special facility for people suffering with the disease - where they're nursed by round-the-clock carers.

The last study showed around 1,300 people on the Island have dementia.

Mrs Beecroft will shortly be off to visit a 'dementia village' in Ireland. 

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