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Creating Excellence in Dementia Care: A Research Review for Ireland’s National Dementia Strategy

Annual Output Statement 2012 For Health Group of Votes – 38 and 39

Annual Output Statement 2012 For Health Group of Votes – 38 and 39

Dementia is a progressive condition that largely affects older people, impacting on their memory, language, ability to communicate, mood and personality. The course of the illness may be gradual and sometimes subtle, as is classically the case in Alzheimer’s disease. While dementia is a medical condition, recent insights from the psychosocial, sociopolitical and public health perspectives have focused attention on the human, social and economic implications of the disease.

 

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