A charity set up to take people with dementia on walks in Scotland's parks has been awarded a £100,000 funding boost.

The social enterprise Dementia Adventure will use the funds to help train its volunteers and expand a programme of outdoors experiences for those affected by the condition.

The grant, from the People's Postcode Trust was in recognition of research showing green exercise can benefit people with dementia.

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Dementia Adventure said participants had noted reduced levels of stress, anxiety and aggression and reported clear improvements in sleep, appetite and verbal expression.

Neil Mapes, director, said: "The support of players of People's Postcode Lottery will ensure our innovative approach reaches many more people looking for a positive way to live with dementia."