Paul Burstow Care Services Minister
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Government unveils dementia care changes in England

The government has unveiled changes to the way dementia patients are cared for in England.

It wants earlier diagnosis, better training for doctors and nurses and less reliance on the use of anti-psychotic drugs.

Care Services Minister Paul Burstow told the BBC that currently two thirds of sufferers are not diagnosed at all.

  • 28 Sep 2010
  • From the section Health