Report suggests care providers are yet to respond fully to the challenge of dementia


Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

While the national media has focused on the lack of care staff trained in providing dementia care, Laing & Buisson’s report on dementia care services, published in March following the release of the Government’s national dementia strategy, contains much else for care providers to contemplate.

The report finds that more than half (57%) of the estimated 142,000 care home residents in the UK for whom dementia is a known cause of admission are receiving care in settings which are dedicated to dementia and suggests that, despite evidence of increasing dement





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