All about dementiaby Ivano Abbadessa - 2012.08.06
Thanks to the joint collaboration between the program "Living with Dementia", the Trinity College of Dublin and the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, the Ministry of Health has launched an online guide aimed at people with dementia , their family and people who are experiencing the first symptoms of this syndrome. The new instrument, in completely understandable language by the general public, presents the main results contained in the report: "Creating excellence in dementia care in Ireland". The guide helps to clarify issues as: the situation of dementia nationally and internationally, the main results of the above-mentioned report on dementia programs implemented by other countries, contributions to the upcoming Irish national strategy on dementia; public policies.
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