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Dementia Nurse Specialists in Acute Care (University of Southampton / RCN)

Summary This report explores the potential benefits of dementia nursing specialists in supporting people with dementia during admission to hospital and beyond. It explores the business case for developing a dementia specialist nurse role in the UK, with proposals for such nurses … Continue reading

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Dementia in Acute Hospitals: Prevalence and Mortality

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Abstract Increasing numbers of people die with dementia, many in the acute hospital. This systematic review investigates the prevalence of … Continue reading

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