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Looking after our old: who cares?

Looking after our old: who cares?

Care of the elderly

Christine Smith
Director of Primary Care and Community Nursing
University of Cardiff

Care of older people features regularly in the news. For example, just recently there were reports on "dignity nurses" employed to care for older people.(1) But why is there a need for dignity nurses? Surely it is the responsibility of all nurses to maintain the dignity of our older patients?

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