The staff of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is scheduled to receive training on dementia awareness Society Alzheimer first.
Currently 80 percent of people living in care homes have either dementia or other cognitive impairment. This training, which will extend to more than 2,000 employees, will be the regulator to stop the conditions of signs and symptoms.
Its aim is to give CQC employees and understanding of what living with dementia is like for patients, and look at the ways in which they can improve the communication.
Jeremy Hughes, chief executive of the Alzheimer’s Society, said CQC plays an important role in ensuring dementia patients receive the best possible level of care .
“As people who are responsible for the standards of care is crucial that all CQC staff are aware of the particular needs of people with dementia “he stated.
It is estimated that over 800,000 people are currently living with dementia in the UK.
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