Frederick Steen, patient
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Call for compassion in elderly care

Being compassionate should be as important as being clever when it comes to the recruitment of staff to care for the elderly, experts say.

The recommendation was one of a series made by the Commission on Improving Dignity in Care for Older People to improve standards in hospitals and care homes in England.

Jane Hughes reports.

  • 29 Feb 2012
  • From the section Health
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