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Developing services for younger people with dementia

In the UK an estimated 18,500 people between the ages of 45 and 65 have dementia (Alzheimer’s Society, 2003a). Comprehensive services for older people with dementia have been widely established for many years, while services for younger people with dementia appear to have been overlooked (Williams, 1995). The National Service Framework for Older People (Department of Health, 2001) addresses dementia but it lacks clarity and detail on the specific and unique needs of younger people ...

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