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Four ways GP practices can become dementia friendly

Find out how one local Healthwatch has been showing GP practices how small changes can make a big difference to patients’ experiences of visiting the doctor.

There are around 850,000 people who live with dementia in the UK, and this figure is expected to rise to over a million by 2025. As more people are affected by dementia, it’s important that health and care services adapt to meet their needs.

Healthwatch has been working with Exeter Dementia Action Alliance to show GP practices how small changes can make a big difference to patients’ experiences of visiting the doctor. More....