Queen’s award for Doncaster dementia sufferer

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A tireless campaigner for a dementia charity has been awarded the British Empire Medal.

Trevor Jarvis, from Skellow, was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2001, but prides himself on living life to the full and championing the rights of other people who live with the condition.

Since his diagnosis he has had to contend with losing old friends, being avoided by neighbours, and consistently challenging people and organisations in order to maintain control over his life.

 

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