Dementia skills for all: a core competency framework for the workforce in the United Kingdom.

  title={Dementia skills for all: a core competency framework for the workforce in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Anna Tsaroucha and S. Mary P. Benbow and Paul Kingston and Nick le Mesurier},
  volume={12 1},
One of the biggest challenges facing health and social care in the United Kingdom is the projected increase in the number of older people who require dementia care. The National Dementia Strategy (Department of Health, 2009) emphasizes the critical need for a skilled workforce in all aspects of dementia care. In the West Midlands, the Strategic Health Authority commissioned a project to develop a set of generic core competencies that would guide a competency based curriculum to meet the demands… CONTINUE READING
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