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Nursing vision launched by DH for dementia care

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A nursing vision and strategy for dementia care has been launched by the DH, calling on all nurses to take a lead in this field.

Building on previous visions providing frameworks for compassionate care and district nursing, structured around the '6Cs', it aims to raise the profile of the nursing contribution to dementia care.

It describes what is expected of nurses in dementia and advises nurses should receive training in dementia, leading and developing dementia care nearer the home.

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