Research shows dementia sufferers are not talked to enough about death and dying

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Research shows dementia sufferers are not talked to enough about death and dying

A new study by scientists in the capital has found that those with dementia are not talked to enough about death and dying.

The research was carried out at UCL by the charities Marie Curie and the Alzheimer's Society.

Dr Kirsten Moore from the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at UCL and Rebecca Mottershead, who cares for her father who suffers from dementia, joined Luke Blackall to discuss the findings. 

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