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'Traa dy liooar' till to help dementia sufferers with shopping

Mon, 16 May 2016


Dementia sufferers on the Isle of Man are being given more time to do their shopping in Tesco. 
 
A new till - with the Manx motto 'time enough' - is being launched at the supermarket today to coincide with Dementia Awareness Week.
 
It's designed to allow people to move through the checkout at a slower speed - staff have also undertaken a 'Dementia Friends' session so they understand the challenges people can face. 
 
The Alzheimer's Society - which wants to make the Island a 'dementia friendly nation' - is behind the project; Susan Walker says it can be daunting for someone with a memory problem:

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