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NAO conference 2007: improving services and support for people with dementia

NAO conference 2007: improving services and support for people with dementia

Dementia

Nadine Woogara
BSc(Hons) PgDip
Reporter
Nursing in Practice

Dementia does not share the star status and recognition enjoyed by heart disease or diabetes, but this does not mean its effects aren't far reaching. Burdened with both the stigma of mental illness and old age, some say its reputation is reminiscent of cancer in the 1950s. Today it affects 700,000 people in the UK but by 2025 it will engulf over a million.

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