Policy paper

Making a Difference in Dementia: Nursing Vision and Strategy

The Department of Health has launched a new nursing vision and strategy for dementia care.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Making a Difference in Dementia: Nursing Vision and Strategy

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This new resource will support the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge by:

  • raising the profile of the wider nursing contribution to dementia care
  • describing what is expected of all nurses to meet the level and quality of care expected in all care settings

The vision demonstrates the 6Cs for dementia care by including nursing values and behaviours. It builds on ‘Compassion in Practice’, the national vision for nurses, midwives and care staff.

Published 14 March 2013