TITLE

Key role for nurse specialists in £150 million dementia strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Blakemore, Sophie
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Nursing Standard;2/11/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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
ACCESSION #
36678235

Tags: DEMENTIA -- Patients -- Care;  SPECIALISTS;  NURSING -- Study & teaching;  OLDER people -- Care

 

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