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The importance of culture in care for dementia patients

A leading dementia charity says too few services for the elderly take into account the needs of Britain's ageing African Caribbean population.

Currently, it is estimated there are 25,000 people from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK with dementia.

By 2026 it is thought the numbers will rise to around 50,000 people as the general population ages and it is believed the numbers will triple by 2051.

The BBC's Elaine Dunkley reports.

  • 08 Oct 2015
  • From the section Health
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