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Art sparks discussion and memories for people with dementia in gallery tour

Five dementia sufferers were taken on a tour of the Bunbury Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) by the program co-ordinator of the National Gallery of Australia's Art and Dementia program.

People with dementia can come to the gallery from local nursing and care homes and embark on discussion-based tours of works of art.

The experience has been shown to provide intellectual stimulation and social inclusion, and allowed participants to express their thoughts and opinions in a non-threatening environment.

Read more on the ABC News website.