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Dementia: Judith's story

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Sheila Fairall has Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. Dementia gradually robs people of their lives as it causes serious decline in brain functions.

What is happening to her affects her family, friends and the people who care for her.

Deciding on a nursing home was a difficult decision for her daughter Judith.

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