TITLE

'Shocking' report galvanises Scotland to act on dementia

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;6/4/2009, Issue 1773, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
42847070

 

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