Participants find award-winning Sussex dementia study ‘enlightening’

Lauren Howell, Nigel Gibbs, Mary Gibbs and Danielle Harkett

Lauren Howell, Nigel Gibbs, Mary Gibbs and Danielle Harkett

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A study piloted in Sussex, which helps medical students learn about what life with dementia is like, has won a national award.

‘Time for Dementia’, a scheme run by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Brighton and Sussex Medical School in partnership with other organisations, was named Best Dementia Training Initiative at the 2016 Dementia Care Awards. Here, one participating family talk about their experience of the scheme.

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