Key role for nurse specialists in £150 million dementia strategy

Blakemore, Sophie
February 2009
Nursing Standard;2/11/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p9
Academic Journal
The article discusses a five-year strategy developed by the government of Great Britain to provide better support, guidance, and education for nurses to improve the care of people with dementia. A dementia lead will be appointed at every hospital and residential care home and memory clinics will be staffed by dementia specialists and nurses. Raising public awareness and improving early diagnosis of dementia are goals of the plan


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