'Shocking' report galvanises Scotland to act on dementia

June 2009
Community Care;6/4/2009, Issue 1773, p9
The article reports that the Scottish government is to produce the nation's first dementia strategy after a report on the plight of people with the condition living in care homes. Susan Brimelow, Care Commission and Mental Welfare Commission 's director of healthcare regulation, said many care home staff didn't know how to manage people with dementia, particularly with challenging behaviour.


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