The pressures felt by informal carers of people with dementia
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The pressures felt by informal carers of people with dementia

Madeline Armstrong Admiral Nurse Team Leader, Invicta Community Care NHS Trust, Sevenoaks Hospital, Sevenoaks, Kent

Caring for people with dementia is complex and demanding, and informal carers carry out much of the care. In this article, Madeline Armstrong outlines the different types of dementia and discusses the psychological approaches to care. Informal carers experience many stressors when caring for people with dementia and Admiral nurses play an important role in supporting carers.

Primary Health Care. 11, 10, 43-49. doi: 10.7748/phc2001.12.11.10.43.c278

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